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H-1 Engine Gallery


The sign accompanying the engine. It reads


The H-1, developed in the 1950s, was the workhorse of the early Apollo-Saturn program. The first stage of the Saturn I and Saturn IB were propelled by eight H-1 engines for a total thrust of 1,640,000 pounds of thrust.

Thrust:205,000 lb
Propellant:Liquid Oxygen/RP-1 (kerosene)
Mixture Ratio:2.23:1
Weight:2,009 lb

Developed by Rocketdyne Corp.

Time picture taken Sat Jul 15 12:45:52 2006
Location picture taken Main Indoor Exhibit Gallery
"Old" Museum
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, AL
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