Saturn V Tidbit...
Did you know...
The maximum thrust of the
Saturn V was over 9 million
Most Saturn V enthusiasts know the first
stage produced a bit over 7.5 million
pounds of thrust at liftoff. However, as the
vehicle rose through the atmosphere and
air pressure dropped the engines became
more efficient and produced greater thrust
maxing out at about 9 million pounds just
as the center F-1 engine shut off prior to