Photo Credit: NASA / Chris Perry
A Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital rocket carrying experiments developed by university students nationwide in the RockSat-X program was successfully launched at 6 a.m. EDT, August 13, from NASA’s launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Thrust chamber of one of the Apollo F-1 engines as found on the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.Photo Credit: Bezos Expeditions
For fans of the Apollo missions to the Moon, and spaceflight history in general, there is some exciting news: some of the first-stage F-1 engines, which helped to launch the huge Saturn V […]
Wernher von Braun helped pave the United States’ path to the Moon. Photo Credit: NASA
Beginning in September 1945, shortly after the end of World War II, a team of about a hundred rocket scientists and engineers, led by Wernher von Braun, was spirited out of Germany and brought to the United States as […]
The launch of Apollo 11. Photo Credit: NASA
The F-1 engines which launched Apollo 11 towards the Moon on the most powerful vehicle ever created have not been seen since the historic mission thundered off the Earth on July 16, 1969. The five engines were jettisoned at nearly 40 miles high once the fuel […]