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Canoga Park in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

F-1 Engine

 
 
F-1 Engine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 10, 2018
1. F-1 Engine Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the employees of Rocketdyne on the tenth anniversary of manís first lunar landing

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
 
Erected 1979.
 
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

F-1 Engine image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 10, 2018
2. F-1 Engine
(approx. 7.4 miles away); Andres Pico Adobe (approx. 7.4 miles away); "This Fountain" (approx. 7.7 miles away); Fray Fermin Francisco DeLasuen, O.F.M. (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
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 & SpaceExplorationScience & Medicine
 
Apollo Saturn V Launch image. Click for full size.
By Photograph courtesy of NASA
3. Apollo Saturn V Launch
On The Moon image. Click for full size.
4. On The Moon
Also at this location image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 10, 2018
5. Also at this location
 
 
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.
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