Pearlington in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
F-1 Rocket Engine
Developed by Rocketdyne, five F-1 engines powered the S-1C first stage of the Saturn V rocket that launched humans to the moon during the Apollo Program and later to the orbiting Skylab spacecraft. The F-1, with 1,522,000 pounds of thrust, is the most powerful single-chamber, liquid-fueled rocket engine ever built.
Location. 30° 18.734′ N, 89° 36.264′ W. Marker is in Pearlington, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker can be reached from Discovery Circle half a mile west of State Highway 607, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Discovery Circle, Pearlington MS 39572, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. H-1 Rocket Engine (a few steps from this marker); Special Operations Craft Riverine (within shouting distance of this marker); TAO Buoy (within shouting distance of this marker); Tsunami Buoy (within shouting distance of this marker); Infinity Eagle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gainesville Volunteers (approx. ¼ mile away); Lunar Lander (approx. 0.3 miles away); John C. Stennis Space Center (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pearlington.
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