Friday, November 17, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Apollo 11 stage one engines found

Posted on Thursday, 29 March, 2012 | Comment icon 20 comments | News tip by: Waspie_Dwarf


Image credit: NASA

 
By Offeiriad, Staff News Writer

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has discovered the five F-1 engines that launched Apollo 11 in to space.

It's the NASA mission that launched the United States into space history, Apollo 11, and like most other space missions the Apollo astronauts were thrust in to space using conventional rocket engines that would, at a certain altitude, fall away from the main capsule and drop back down to earth, usually landing in the ocean.

Now a private expedition funded by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has uncovered the location of the rocket engines that launched Apollo 11 with the intention of hauling them up from the depths and putting them on display.

"When NASA's mighty Saturn V rocket launched the historic Apollo 11 mission to land the first men on the moon in 1969, the five powerful engines that powered the booster's first stage dropped into the Atlantic Ocean and were lost forever."

  View: Full article

 Source: Space.com


  Discuss: View comments (20)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #11 Posted by reggie2011 on 2 April, 2012, 5:07
the moon landing was real but the whole thing was faked because it was actully an anceint aleins mission to recover artifacts from the surface nasa is afraid of the public relations witch is why they wont go back ,because theve already told the biggst lie of all history,the govenment cant afford to keep it all under wraps anymore not with todays video technology,everyone would ask why is it in black and white? why no color? why no hd cam? why why why its just to hard to keep lieing about so when they go we dont know about it and they dont use rockets anymore that was 50 years ago now ,we have ... [More]
Comment icon #12 Posted by Saru on 2 April, 2012, 9:54
Please use the Did we land on the moon? thread in the conspiracies section to discuss possible cover-ups, the Space Exploration and Spaceflight section is intended for straight discussion on space related topics.
Comment icon #13 Posted by XLR8 on 4 April, 2012, 1:39
Please use the Did we land on the moon? thread in the conspiracies section to discuss possible cover-ups, the Space Exploration and Spaceflight section is intended for straight discussion on space related topics. Greetings; Long time lurker here and this is my first post. I am piggy backing on this thread for a short answer, and I don't see a need to start a new thread for such a minor issue. LCROSS is said to have taken a butt load of photos of the Moons surface. I have searched for the galleries, but all I find is the NASA LCROSS site and they only show highlight photos (at least the best I ... [More]
Comment icon #14 Posted by Czero 101 on 4 April, 2012, 3:00
XLR8... Are you sure you're not actually looking for the LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) galleries...? LCROSS did take images, but mainly it was just concerned with imaging the crash of a Centaur rocket stage into the crater named Cabeus on the Moon before itself crashing into the same crater about 6 minutes later. - http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LCROSS/main/ LRO is currently orbiting the Moon since late June 2009 and has taken some incredibly detailed images of the Apollo landing sites. - http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LRO/multimedia/index.html and http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/ Cz
Comment icon #15 Posted by Waspie_Dwarf on 4 April, 2012, 3:11
LCROSS is said to have taken a butt load of photos of the Moons surface. It is possible that you are confusing LCROSS (Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite) with LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter). These 2 missions were launched together. LCROSS basically consisted of a small spacecraft and the spent upper stage of the launch vehicle. The Centsur stage was crashed into a crater near the moon's south pole. The small spacecraft flew through the debris cloud formed by the impact, analysing it in the search for water, before impacting the moon itself some for minutes later. The main miss... [More]
Comment icon #16 Posted by XLR8 on 6 April, 2012, 1:44
Thanks CZERO for the links and summery, and thank you Waspie Dwarf for the summery of the missions. Now I can set out flooding the forum with my theories of there being a BigFoot tribe on the Moon. ..............Just joking
Comment icon #17 Posted by Abramelin on 6 April, 2012, 13:03
take a look at these official nasa badges and ask urself what they "really" mean and why its importiant to put ancient terrestrial sites on a official nasa astronaurt badge. the truth is in plain view. Maybe YOU should take a good look at what the url of these "official NASA badges" says: http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a464/thealemos/alternatepatches.jpg
Comment icon #18 Posted by Waspie_Dwarf on 5 August, 2015, 10:41
Apologies for necroposting, but it seemed more appropriate to update this thread than to start a new one. Apollo moon rocket engines recovered by Amazon CEO preserved for display August 4, 2015– Two and a half years after an expedition led by the CEO of Amazon.com raised them off the ocean floor, the historic rocket engine parts that launched NASA astronauts on at least three missions to the moon are now preserved for museum display.The conservation team at the Cosmosphere International SciEd Center and Space Museum (formerly known as the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center) in Hutchinson, Kan... [More]
Comment icon #19 Posted by Zalmoxis on 5 August, 2015, 20:46
Nice! I didn't even know about that. Thanks for the link to the article.
Comment icon #20 Posted by Anomalocaris on 9 August, 2015, 1:16
Back in 2012, Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, announced that Bezos Expeditions discovered the location of several long-lost rockets used by the Apollo program to launch people to the moon. Now, those rockets are on display. Jeff Bezos' Recovered Apollo Rocket Parts Have Been Preserved


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6032963
259161
171123

 
 Conspiracies & Secret Societies
  The Latest Conspiracy of MH370
  Flat or not
  Trump and the Russians
 Spirituality, Religion and Beliefs
  Alchemy
  What it feels like, to DIE
  Are We Living in a Computer Simulation?
China to build nuclear-powered space shuttle
11-17-2017
The long-term roadmap for China's space program has been revealed by one of its primary contractors.
Skepticism surrounds head transplant success
11-17-2017
Controversial surgeon Sergio Canavero claims that he has performed the first ever human head transplant.
Alien hunters send message to nearby system
11-17-2017
Astronomers are hoping to one day establish contact with an advanced extraterrestrial civilization.
Mystery surrounds $450M da Vinci painting
11-16-2017
The 500-year-old painting, which sold for a record-breaking sum at auction, has a few peculiarities.
Other news in this category
China to build nuclear-powered space shuttle
Posted 11-17-2017 | 0 comments
The long-term roadmap for China's space program has been revealed by one of its primary contractors....
 
New Earth-sized extrasolar planet discovered
Posted 11-16-2017 | 15 comments
Situated just 11 light years away, Ross 128 b is shaping up to be a promising place to look for life....
 
Dream Chaser completes successful glide test
Posted 11-13-2017 | 19 comments
Sierra Nevada has announced that its Dream Chaser spaceplane has completed a critical free-flight test....
 
Giant 'planet' found at the galaxy's center
Posted 11-11-2017 | 41 comments
A mysterious world 4,000 times more massive than the Earth has been found lurking 22,000 light years away....
 
China's space station could hit a major city
Posted 11-9-2017 | 35 comments
The European Space Agency has warned that there is a chance that the station could hit a populated area....
 
Enceladus ocean 'could have evolved life'
Posted 11-7-2017 | 7 comments
Scientists now believe that the ocean of Enceladus has been around long enough for life to have evolved there....
 
Proxima Centauri may have several planets
Posted 11-6-2017 | 8 comments
Observations of our closest neighboring star have revealed the possible presence of multiple planets....
 
First dog in space launched 60 years ago
Posted 11-3-2017 | 14 comments
On November 3, 1957, an unassuming canine named Laika became the first dog ever to venture in to space....
 
'Monster' planet discovered orbiting tiny star
Posted 11-1-2017 | 1 comment
The planet, which is much too big for its star, defies our current understanding of planetary formation....
 
NASA's next Mars rover will have 23 'eyes'
Posted 11-1-2017 | 5 comments
The Mars 2020 rover will be equipped with a wide assortment of cameras for surveying the Red Planet....
 
NASA reveals the eerie 'sounds' of space
Posted 10-30-2017 | 3 comments
The space agency has put together a compilation of spooky audio clips from its robotic space missions....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ