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NASA Apollo Moon Rocket Engines Recovered by Jeff Bezos (Photos)

Apollo Saturn V Rocket Engine Turbine

Bezos Expeditions

A Bezos Expeditions team member works with a turbine from a Saturn V rocket engine recovered from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean in 2013, more than four decades after the engine launched one of NASA's historic Apollo moon missions. Image released March 20, 2013.

Bezos Expedition Crew for Apollo 11 Rocket Engine Recovery

Bezos Expeditions

The Bezos Expedition team poses for a group portrait during a a trip to recover the remains of F-1 rocket engines from the mighty Saturn V rocket that launched NASA's historic Apollo 11 moon landing mission. Image released March 20, 2013.

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