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Name of Image: S-IB Nose Cone Assembly
MIX #: 6756754
NIX #: 6756754 MSFC-6756754
Date of Image: 1967-08-02
Category: Saturn Apollo Program

Full Description: Developed by the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) as an interim vehicle in MSFC’s “building block” approach to the Saturn rocket development, the Saturn IB utilized Saturn I technology to further develop and refine the larger boosters and the Apollo spacecraft capabilities required for the manned lunar missions. The Saturn IB vehicle was a two-stage rocket and had a payload capability about 50 percent greater than the Saturn I vehicle. The first stage, S-IB stage, was a redesigned first stage of the Saturn I. This photograph is of the S-IB nose cone #3 during assembly in building 4752.
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Keywords: S-IB, Nose Cone, Assembly
MSFC Negative Number: 6756754
Reference Number: MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
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