A model of an Apollo/Saturn V rocket presented to Lord Casey in 1967

Colour photograph of a model of the USA Apollo/Saturn V rocket presented to Governor-General Lord Casey in 1967

This model was presented to Lord Richard Gardiner Casey as Governor-General of Australia by Dr Kurt H Debus, Director of the John F Kennedy Space Center, NASA. The Saturn V was the largest launch vehicle ever produced. In July 1969, a Saturn V launched the crew of Apollo 11 to the first manned landing on the moon.

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