Asked in Space Travel and Exploration, Apollo 11
How many gallons of fuel does a Saturn v rocket use during launch?
according to Boeing the Saturn V contained 5.6 million pounds of propellant (or 960,000 gallons). ...
Asked in Space Shuttle, Apollo Moon Missions, NASA
Who invented Saturn V?
The success of the Saturn V rocket was largely due to its design under the direction of Wernher von Braun and Arthur Rudolph, German rocket scientists, who previous created the V-2 rocket. The Saturn V and Mercury-Redstone rocket programs were competing to make the trip to the Moon and the Saturn V rocket ultimately won. ...
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How many people could Saturn V carry?
With the necessary support equipment to get them to the moon and back, three. If you don't care about that and just want to get them into orbit and they can take their chances about what happens to them after that, a lot ... the Saturn V could put a payload of about a quarter million pounds into low Earth orbit, which is easily a thousand people plus a hull of some kind for them to be in. ...
Asked in Space Shuttle, Astronauts, NASA
How many engines did a Saturn V rocket have?
There were eleven main engines on the Saturn V. Five on the first stage, five on the second stage and one on the third stage. This does not count the engine on the lunar lander. How do I know? I worked as an Aerospace Engineer on the first stage of the Saturn V during Apollo. My partner and I were the ONLY two women working on the Saturn V. Sara Howard, Author of "Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Moon" and...