Saturday, May 6, 2017

Saturn V Booster in Mississippi

Mississippi Test Facility
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hancock County

The S-II-2, second flight stage of the second stage booster rocket of the Saturn V space vehicle is how being lifted into the S-II test stand for checkout and static test firing.  The S-II test stand is 200 feet tall with a foundation that extends 40 feet below ground and rests on steel pilings each over 90 feet long.  MTF is a component of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Official NASA-MTF Photograph

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