Saturday, 23 January 2016

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  1. That looks like a Saturn V first stage in the background. The unsightly girders on the front are to keep the structure from collapsing under its own weight; the Saturn V wasn't designed to lie down. If it were a mockup, that would probably be inside the vehicle, so I think it's real.

    There are three Saturn Vs on display, in Houston, Huntsville, and Cape Canaveral. They're all inside shelters now, but that wasn't always the case.

    My first guess would be photo op for beauty contestant at Huntsville.

    1. Thank you John, Nice deductive work there. You started at the back and worked forwards. I started at the front and .....

  2. if that's Huntsville is SA-500D a Dynamic testing model in real size
    Rocket SA-514 and SA-515 are on display in Johnson Space Center and Kennedy Space Center.
    actually the stage are mix at KSC got S-IC-T test model as First stage
    It's original S-IC is at the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana.