October 28, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 8
This month marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first flight of the Saturn I rocket.
Click on the images in the slideshow below to learn the story behind the Saturn 1 rocket.
Read more about the Saturn Program development in Stages to Saturn.
Read more about the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Decision.
Saturn blockhouse personnel at Launch Complex 37 during the liftoff of SA-3 include Center Director Kurt Debus and Wernher von Braun (foreground).
Featured Photo Credit: NASA