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J-2 Engine Gallery


Detail of the lower portion of the forward end of the engine.

At left is the white, spherical start tank and at right is the "customer connect fluid system," the pneumatic interface to the stage. These lines include fuel and oxidizer tank pressurization lines; start tank fill, drain, vent, and relief lines; turbopump and thrust chamber jacket purges; and a helium tank fill line.

J-2 Engine start tank and customer connect fluid system (pneumatic interface to the stage) at Stennis Space Center
Time picture taken Fri Jun 18 10:00:10 2004
Location picture taken Rocket Park
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Stennis Space Center, MS
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