Saturday, 20 July 2013

Apollo 11 rocket engine recovery confirmed

A lost bit of the Moon landing era isn't lost anymore. founder Jeff Bezos announced on Friday that one of the F-1 rocket engines found by his deep-sea expedition was indeed part of the Apollo 11 Saturn V rocket that sent the first astronauts to land on the Moon in 1969. A conservator at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson, Kansas, where the engine was being restored, was removing corrosion from the engine when he discovered evidence confirming the significant find... Continue Reading Apollo 11 rocket engine recovery confirmed

Section: Space

Tags: Amazon, Apollo 11, Engine, NASA, Rocket

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