July 20, 1979
A cluster of five Rocketdyne-built F-1 engines lifted the 365-foot-tall Apollo vehicle from Earth, beginning manís journey to the Moon.
Length - 19 ft., Width - 12 ft. 4 in., Thrust - 1,522,000 lbs., Rated Run Duration- 150 sec., Flight Weight 18,500 lbs., Propellants - Liquid Oxygen and Kerosene RP1
Location. 34° 13.991′ N, 118° 35.291′ W. Marker is in Canoga Park, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on De Soto Avenue 0.2 miles south of Nordhoff St, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. In the parking lot of Aerojet Rocketdyne. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8900 De Soto Ave, Canoga Park CA 91304, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ancient Live Oaks And Old Mission Lime Kilns (approx. 3.1 miles away); In Honor of Pioneer Aviators (approx. 5.8 miles away); In Memory of Those Who Perished (approx. 6.6 miles away); De La Osa Adobe (approx. 7.2 miles away); Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village
Regarding F-1 Engine. The most powerful rocket engine ever built is on display here. It was originally displayed on Canoga Ave between Vanowen St and Victory Blvd, the former location of Rocketdyne.
Additional keywords. NASA, Boeing, Aerojet, Saturn V, Space, Rocket
Categories. • Air & Space • Exploration • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Last updated on January 21, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 5. submitted on January 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.