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The Amazing System That Tested The Most Powerful Rocket Engine Ever

The Amazing System That Tested The Most Powerful Rocket Engine Ever

A photo of the Rocketdyne F-1 rocket engine — “the most powerful single-nozzle liquid-fuelled rocket engine ever flown” — being tested at the Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama. Five of them powered the first stage of the Saturn V. Watch and listen to all of them being tested — in…

NASA Shake Test For The Saturn V Rocket Looked Ridiculous, But It Worked

NASA Shake Test For The Saturn V Rocket Looked Ridiculous, But It Worked

Video: Sometimes, NASA comes up with incredibly complex solutions to extremely complex problems. Other times they come up with the simplest ones. And then there’s the case of how to test the stability of an entire Saturn V rocket, which is what you can see in this hilarious video from…