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Name of Image: Saturn IB S-IB Stage in Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF)
MIX #: 6973025
NIX #: 6973025 MSFC-6973025
Date of Image: 1969-01-01
Category: Saturn Apollo Program

Full Description: In one of the initial assembly steps for the first stage (S-IB stage) of the Saturn IB launch vehicle, workers at the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) near New Orleans, Louisiana, position a "Spider Beam" to the central liquid-oxygen tank of the S-IB stage. Developed by the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) and built by the Chrysler Corporation at MAF, the S-IB stage utilized eight H-1 engines to produce a combined thrust of 1,600,000 pounds.
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Keywords: Saturn IB, S-IB Stage, Spider Beam, Michoud Assembly Facility, MAF
MSFC Negative Number: 6973025
Reference Number: MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
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