July The Apollo 11 Saturn V space vehicle lifts off from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex in Florida. The space craft was injected into lunar orbit on July 19 with Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin E.
The S-II stage of the Saturn V rocket is hoisted onto the test stand in 1967 at the Mississippi Test Facility, now the Stennis Space Center. This was the second stage of the tall Moon rocket. The second stage was powered by five engines.
Saturn V scale model compared with a Soviet “moon rocket” at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC. Behind the display an Apollo era moon suit and the Soviet (Кречет = gyrfalcon) for lunar excursions.