Saturn V Launch Vehicle

Also known as: Saturn V Rocket
Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Rocket used in the Apollo space missions.

Photos 

Saturn V stack

This is an entire Saturn V stack that has been placed horizontally.

Photo taken by Eric Polk in January 2016

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Description 

The Saturn V is the tallest, heaviest, and most powerful rocket ever brought to operational status and still holds records for the heaviest payload launched and largest payload capacity to low Earth orbit (LEO).

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 2003
Reference number
02001731
Areas of significance
Transportation; Engineering; Other
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Air-related
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1950-1974
Significant year
1970
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 4

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2016: Updated by Eric Polk: Added overview and description

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