Tag: Kennedy Space Centre

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  • Aiming for the stars

    Aiming for the stars

    On 16 July 1969, a towering Saturn 5 rocket sat on Pad 39A at Nasa’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. At 9.32 am, the five enormous F-1 engines of its first stage ignited, expelling orange flame, dark smoke and 7.5 million pounds of thrust to lift the three astronauts of Apollo 11 into space. Buzz …

    February 7, 2018