Skylab on the Moon (sort of) (1966)
The Saturn V rocket used for Apollo moon landings weighed about 3000 tons at launch and included three chemical-propellant rocket stages. Its 33-foot-diameter S-IC first stage carried 4.6 million pounds of kerosene fuel and liquid oxygen oxidizer for its five F-1 rocket engines, which together generated 7.5 million pounds of thrust. Its second stage, the […]
LEGO Saturn V rocket co-creator launches campaign for Apollo tower set | collectSPACE
Just a month after LEGO launched sales of a fan-created Apollo Saturn V model, one of the designers has submitted to LEGO Ideas what might become the ultimate add-on: the moon rocket's launch pad. "Every spacecraft needs a launch tower," states the creators.
Failure is not an option - worldtraveladventures.net
Apollo 13 There is a saying that goes along with the Apollo 13 mission which goes “Failure is not an option”. It may not have been actually said by flight director Gene Kranz but it sure was said in the movie “Apollo 13”. So, whether it was said or not, it does have …