F-1 Engine: Power for the Rocket

F-1 Engine: Power for the Rocket (HM2LYL)

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N 29° 33.27', W 95° 5.625'

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F-1 Engine: Power for the RocketA cluster of five engines like this one powered the first stage of the Saturn V rocket. The "V" in the name Saturn V is the Roman numeral 5 which correlates to the five powerful engines.F-1 engines provided the power to lift the Saturn V rocket for Apollo test flights, manned flights to the Moon, and the launch of the Skylab space station.These engines lifted the Saturn V to an altitude of about 38 miles (61 km) and about 6,000 miles (9,700 km) per hour.Height: 19 feet (5.8.m) Diameter: 12.3 feet (3.75 m) Propellants: liquid oxygen and keroseneThrust: 1.5 million pounds-force (6.7 MN)
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Date Added Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 297143 N 3271250
Decimal Degrees29.55450000, -95.09375000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 33.27', W 95° 5.625'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 33' 16.2" N, 95° 5' 37.5" W
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