Kennedy Space Center Rocket Garden Photos

At the main Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, several historic American rockets stand in a garden. An adjacent museum follows early efforts in rocketry & space exploration.

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Array of rockets in rocket garden of Kennedy Space Center. FL.Rocket garden of at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Rocket garden of at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Historic rockets at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Array of rockets in rocket garden of Kennedy Space Center (Mercury Redstone, Mercury Atlas, Juno I, Delta, Atlas-Agena, Juno II). FL.Rocket garden of at Kennedy Space Center (Juno I, Delta, Juno II, Atlas-Agena, Gemini-Titan, & horizontal Saturn 1B). FL.Rocket garden of at Kennedy Space Center (Juno I, Mercury Redstone, Delta, Juno II, Atlas-Agena, Mercury Atlas & horizontal Saturn 1B). FL.Historic rockets at Kennedy Space Center (Juno II, Atlas-Agena, Gemini-Titan, Mercury Atlas). FL.
Historic rockets at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Juno I which combined Redstone + Jupiter + fourth stage to orbit Explorer I on Jan. 31, 1958 at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Juno I stands beside horizontal Saturn 1B at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Juno II launched Pioneer 4 & 33 unmanned missions to moon at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Historic rockets at Kennedy Space Center (Delta, Gemini-Titan, Atlas-Agena). FL.Juno I (4 stage, 21.7m) which combined Redstone (stage 1 Hydyne fuel) + Jupiter (stage 2,3 solid fuel) + fourth stage to orbit Explorer I on Jan. 31, 1958 at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Juno I stands beside horizontal Saturn 1B at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Juno II (23.4m, stage 1 Kerosene, upper stage solid) launched Pioneer 4 & 33 unmanned missions to moon at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Delta derived from Thor-Abel series & used for Pioneer 5 & other interplenetary probes at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Juno I & tall bubble nose of Delta rocket 19 at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Redstone launched first American in space Alan Shepard in Mercury capsule at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Redstone & Mercury Atlas with Mercury capsules at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Delta (3 stage, 27m, stage 1 Kerosene, upper stages solid, #19) derived from Thor-Abel series & used for Pioneer 5 (March 11, 1960) & other interplenetary probes at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Juno I & tall bubble nose of Delta rocket 19 at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Redstone (25.3m, Alcohol) launched first American in space Alan Shepard (May 5, 1961) in Mercury capsule at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Redstone & Mercury Atlas with Mercury capsules at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Mercury Redstone & Mercury Atlas with Mercury capsules at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Atlas which carried John Glen into orbit at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Atlas space capsule at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Atlas-Agena used to send moon photo probes starting January 1962 at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Mercury Redstone & Mercury Atlas with Mercury capsules at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Atlas (29m, Kerosene) which carried John Glen into orbit (February 20, 1962) at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Atlas space capsule at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Atlas-Agena (27.7m, RD-1 fuel) used to send moon photo probes starting January 1962 at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Atlas-Agena rocket cones at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Atlas-Agena details at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Gemini-Titan derived from Titan II ICBM & used for Gemini missions at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Gemini-Titan engines at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Atlas-Agena rocket cones at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Atlas-Agena details at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Gemini-Titan (2 stage, 33.2m, dimethyl hydrazine & nitrogen tetroxide) derived from Titan II ICBM & used for Gemini missions at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Gemini-Titan engines at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Service arm bridge across which Apollo 11 astronauts walked to their command module atop Satrun V for July 16, 1969 moon launch at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Saturn 1B used to launch Apollo Command Service Module which linked to Russian Soyuz on July 15, 1975 at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Second stage of Saturn 1B at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Apollo Command Service Module atop Saturn 1B at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Service arm bridge across which Apollo 11 astronauts walked to their command module atop Satrun V for July 16, 1969 moon launch at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Saturn 1B (68m, stage 1 Kerosene) used to launch Apollo Command Service Module which linked to Russian Soyuz on July 15, 1975 at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Second stage of Saturn 1B (liquid hydrogen) at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Apollo Command Service Module atop Saturn 1B at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Rocket cluster of Saturn 1B at Kennedy Space Center. FL.H-1 rocket engine used in Saturn I & IB first stages at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Saturn 1B hold down mechanism which kept rocket in place until engines built full thrust at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Model of Apollo-Soyuz spacecraft linkage for 1975 tests at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Rocket cluster of Saturn 1B at Kennedy Space Center. FL.H-1 rocket engine (Kerosene & LOX) used in Saturn I & IB first stages at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Saturn 1B hold down mechanism which kept rocket in place until engines built full thrust at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Model of Apollo-Soyuz spacecraft linkage for 1975 tests at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Space Shuttle model showing heat tiles at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Rear section of Space Shuttle model at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Tail of Space Shuttle model at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Space Shuttle rocket engine at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Space Shuttle model showing heat tiles at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Rear section of Space Shuttle model at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Tail of Space Shuttle model at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Space Shuttle rocket engine at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Model of Space Shuttle & booster rockets at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Space Shuttle booster rockets at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Model of Dr. Robert Goddard's Gasoline/LOX rocket which flew 46m on March 16, 1926 in Auburn, MA at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Model of Vanguard I, America's first satellite launched March 17, 1958, at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Model of Space Shuttle & booster rockets at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Space Shuttle booster rockets at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Model of Dr. Robert Goddard's Gasoline/LOX rocket which flew 46m on March 16, 1926 in Auburn, MA at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Model of Vanguard I, America's first satellite launched March 17, 1958, at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Mission Control Center for all Manned Mercury Missions at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Mission Control Center which NASA points out had less computing power than a madern wrist watch at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury spacesuit at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury spacesuit with Gordon Cooper's name & helmet at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Mission Control Center for all Manned Mercury Missions (1961-5) at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury Mission Control Center which NASA points out had less computing power than a madern wrist watch at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury spacesuit at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Mercury spacesuit with Gordon Cooper's name & helmet at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Gemini spacesuit at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Gemini space capsule flown by Thomas Stafford & Gene Cernan on June 3, 1966, at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Apollo spacesuit at Kennedy Space Center. FL.
Gemini spacesuit at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Gemini space capsule flown by Thomas Stafford & Gene Cernan on June 3, 1966, at Kennedy Space Center. FL.Apollo spacesuit at Kennedy Space Center. FL.

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