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F-1 Engine Gallery


Details of some of the shingles comprising the inner nozzle extension wall. Turbine exhaust gases flow between the inner and outer walls of the nozzle extension, venting into the main thrust chamber exhaust flow through gaps between these shingles, cooling the nozzle extension and preventing it from melting.

Time picture taken Mon Feb 16 15:52:38 2009
Location picture taken Michigan Space Science Center
East Campus
Air Zoo
Portage, MI
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