Detail View: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection: Test Firing of Saturn IB S-IB-1 at MSFC

Name of Image: 
Test Firing of Saturn IB S-IB-1 at MSFC
Full Description: 
S-IB-1, the first flight version of the Saturn IB launch vehicle's first stage (S-IB stage), undergoes a full-duration static firing in Saturn IB static test stand at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on April 13, 1965. Developed by the MSFC and built by the Chrysler Corporation at the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 90,000-pound booster utilized eight H-1 engines to produce a combined thrust of 1,600,000 pounds. Between April 1965 and July 1968, MSFC performed thirty-two static tests on twelve different S-IB stages.
Date of Image: 
1965-04-01
Category: 
Saturn Apollo Program
term: 
S-IB-1
facet_what: 
Saturn
facet_where: 
Louisiana
facet_when: 
April 13, 1965
facet_when_year: 
1965
Reference Number: 
MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
MIX #: 
6522248
NIX #: 
MSFC-6522248
MSFC Negative Number: 
6522248
UID: 
SPD-MARSH-6522248
original url: 
http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=1044