Model, Rocket, Saturn V, 1:48

Model, Rocket, Saturn V, 1:48

     

This is a 1:48 scale model of a Saturn V rocket. Developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, during the historic Apollo 11 mission in July 1969 the rocket sent astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edward Aldrin, Jr. to the surface of the moon while Michael Collins remained in lunar orbit. Saturn Vs were utilized in the remaining six Apollo missions to the moon during 1969-1972 and to launch the Skylab Orbital Workshop into Earth orbit in May 1973. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center made this model of plastic with a wood stand, and transferred it to the Museum in 1975.

Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Human Spaceflight

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic rocket with wood stand.
Dimensions
Overall: 6ft 6in. x 11in. (198.12 x 27.94cm) 1:48 scale.

This is a 1:48 scale model of a Saturn V rocket. Developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, during the historic Apollo 11 mission in July 1969 the rocket sent astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edward Aldrin, Jr. to the surface of the moon while Michael Collins remained in lunar orbit. Saturn Vs were utilized in the remaining six Apollo missions to the moon during 1969-1972 and to launch the Skylab Orbital Workshop into Earth orbit in May 1973. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center made this model of plastic with a wood stand, and transferred it to the Museum in 1975.

Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Human Spaceflight

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic rocket with wood stand.
Dimensions
Overall: 6ft 6in. x 11in. (198.12 x 27.94cm) 1:48 scale.

ID: A19770428000