Young Engineers resurrect the F-1 Gas Generator

Young NASA engineers and  a F-1  photo credit:NASA

Young NASA engineers and a F-1 photo credit:NASA

The mighty F-1 has been revisited. These young engineers having been reviewing how the powerful Saturn F-1 might assist in building heavy lifting rockets. What better way than to rebuild the F-1. In this case they rebuilt the Gas generator.

“This activity provided us with information for determining how some parts of the engine might be more affordably manufactured using modern techniques, such as additive manufacturing,” said Kate Estes, a Marshall liquid propulsion systems engineer.

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Great Video of the Gas generator test done by these engineers (Love that roar!)

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One Response to Young Engineers resurrect the F-1 Gas Generator

  1. Brilliant achievement to all who was involved! Hats off to you.

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