Posts Tagged ‘NASA’

Apollo F-1 Engine Returns to Cape Canaveral

Mar 14 2014

The Seabed Worker’s unique wake trailed to the east as the morning sun glowed on the NASA vehicle assembly building in the west. After more than 40 years on the bottom of the ocean, the F-1 engines were returning to NASA and back to the famous Apollo launching grounds at Cape Canaveral. The team had […]

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Finding An Apollo Rocket Engine in the Deep Ocean

Aug 23 2013

Undeniably one of last century’s greatest achievements was man stepping foot on the moon. And while technology continues marching forward, there is one famous icon of those lunar landings that has not yet been bested. The F-1 rocket engine is still the most powerful single chamber, liquid-fueled rocket engine ever developed. One of the engines which propelled Neil Armstrong […]

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How Do you Recover An Apollo Rocket Engine from 3 Miles Beneath the Bermuda Triangle?

Aug 16 2013

One single footprint represents mankind’s greatest scientific achievement. An image of that human spoor cast in lunar dust is interminably linked with Neil Armstrong’s famous quote: “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” It was not just America’s step but a leap for mankind. Such a simple movement and yet so […]

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