A Picture Worth a Thousand Words - by Rolf A. F. Witzsche

 

Space Power


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturn_V

The engines produce 7.5 millions pounds of thrust, burning for 2.8 minutes for a 58 mile flight,

Saturn V engines
The Saturn V rocket launched Apollo 11 and her crew on its journey to the Moon, July 16, 1969.

The engines burn for 2.8 minutes, burning 2000 tons of fuel 
propelling the spacecraft to a height of 42 miles and a speed of 6000 miles per hour,  in those 2.8 minutes

Man Power

Von Braun F-1 moon rocket engines

The F-1 engines of the S-IC first stage dwarf their creator, Wernher von Braun.


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