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Saturn V S-IVB (Third) Stage (Davidson Center) Gallery


Detail of the S-IVB forward umbilical on the S-IVB's forward skirt.

Although it looks like plastic wrap has been stuffed in the gaseous hydrogen vent valve, a close examination of this photo reveals that it's actually a screen which was placed over the valve (presumably to protect the valve while it was displayed outdoors) which has been painted over.

Time picture taken Sun Nov 8 15:37:54 2009
Location picture taken Saturn V Hall
Davidson Center for Space Exploration
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, AL
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