Detail View: NASA Great Images in Nasa Collection: Static Test Firing of Saturn V S-1C Stage

Title: 
Static Test Firing of Saturn V S-1C Stage
Full Description: 
Smoke and flames belch from the huge S-1C test stand as the first stage booster of the Apollo/Saturn V space vehicle is static fired at the NASA Mississippi Test Facility (MTF), currently called Stennis Space Center. The huge 138 foot-long rocket had five engines that develop 7.5 million pounds of thrust and launched the 363 foot-long Saturn V up to a height of 40 miles at a speed of 6,000 miles per hour. The first stage was built by the Boeing Company at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana, under the management of Marshall Space Flight Center.
Date: 
1/1/1967
NASA Center: 
Marshall Space Flight Center
Subject Category: 
Historical-Stennis
Keywords: 
Facility
Audience: 
General Public
facet_what: 
Saturn
facet_where: 
Louisiana
facet_when: 
1-1-1967
facet_when_year: 
1967
Image #: 
6758560
original url: 
http://grin.hq.nasa.gov/ABSTRACTS/GPN-2000-000041.html
UID: 
SPD-GRIN-GPN-2000-000041
Center: 
MSFC
Center Number: 
6758560
GRIN DataBase Number: 
GPN-2000-000041
Creator-Photographer: 
Unknown
Original Source: 
DIGITAL