- 直径 : 12ft 4in (3.76m)
- 高さ : 19ft (5.79m)
- 推力(地上) : 1,500,000lb (680.39ton)
- 運用時間 : 150秒
- 製造：ノースアメリカン ロケットダイン(North American Rockwell Corp., Rocketdyne Div. Canoga Park, Calif.)
このエンジンは、液体酸素を酸化剤、RP-1(ケロシン)を燃料とする。 第一段(S-IC)に搭載された５台のエンジンは、合計で7,500,000ポンドの推力を生成する。 中央の１台は固定されているが、他の４台はジンバルに搭載され、X軸、Z軸まわりにそれぞれ６度方向を変えられる。 SA-504以降、推力は1,522,000lb(690.36ton)に増強された。
The Saturn V F-1 Engine: Powering Apollo into History
Springer Praxis Books November 25, 2008 6,590円
The author provides good descriptions of engine components and manufacturing and the contributions that Rocketdyne, Boeing, and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center made to the F-1. The book also covers engine testing, the first Saturn V stage, and the Apollo launches. … The book contains 32 excellently printed full-page color photographs and numerous black-and-white photos and diagrams. An important contribution to the history of technology and the history of space exploration. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All collections.
Rocketdyne: Powering Humans into Space
AIAA Education November 30, 2005 4,375円
No one had written an overall history of Rocketdyne - the professional historians said there was not enough preserved documentation for them to write a proper history book - so I determined to visit key survivors of the glory days of Rocketdyne to record their memories, add my own insight as a member of the team, and preserve the history of how large liquid propellant rocket engines evolved at Rocketdyne and why the team was so successful.
Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles
University Press of Florida September 19, 2003 3,914円
A classic study of the moon rocket that launched the Apollo astronauts on their voyages of discovery."?Roger Launius, chief historian, National Air and Space Museum"This volume is just one of the many excellent histories produced by government and contract historians for the NASA History Office. . . . Roger Bilstein gracefully wends his way through a maze of technical documentation to reveal the important themes of this story. Rarely has such a nuts-and-bolts tale been so gracefully told.