Saturn V Construction


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Estes kit # 1236, purchased 1985, $46.

Beginning stages of construction.

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Main body tubes ready to be assembled.

This kit had alot of parts!

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Instructions, with 58 steps, and plastic engine nozzles.

Paper shrouds, templates and decals.

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Main body complete but bent do to extended storage in my garage.

Body wraps on.

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Engine shrouds cut to accept fins.

Fins attached, fake engine nozzles completed.

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Rocket getting a coat of white paint.

Rocket after black paint.

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Saturn V

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Saturn V ready for first flight. First flight AOK.

Second flight not so AOK.

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Second flight of Saturn V was not too good! Engine ejected instead of chute.


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