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  • Our SpaceFlight Heritage: 50 years since the first full Saturn V test fire

    James RiceApril 16th, 2015

    Fifty years ago, on April 16, 1965, the full power of the Saturn V was felt for the first time in a test stand firing of the cluster of five F-1 first stage (S-IC) engines at NASA’s Marshall Spaceflight Center located in Huntsville, Alabama. The five F-1 engines burned for 6.5 seconds and produced 7.5 […]