Detail View: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection: Saturn IB S-IB Stage at Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF)

Name of Image: 
Saturn IB S-IB Stage at Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF)
Full Description: 
In one of the initial assembly steps for the Saturn IB launch vehicle's S-IB (first) stage, workers at the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) near New Orleans, Louisiana, position the thrust structure. Developed by the Marshall Space Flight Center and built by the Chrysler Corporation at Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF), the S-IB utilized eight H-1 engines and each produced 200,000 pounds of thrust, a combined thrust of 1,600,000 pounds.
Date of Image: 
1969-01-01
Category: 
Saturn Apollo Program
term: 
MAF
facet_what: 
Saturn
facet_where: 
Louisiana
Reference Number: 
MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
MIX #: 
6974932
NIX #: 
MSFC-6974932
MSFC Negative Number: 
6974932
UID: 
SPD-MARSH-6974932
original url: 
http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=1055