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Fig. 16. A dot of flame at the base of the Apollo 11 Saturn V marks ignition at 9:32 a.m., July 16, 1969. This enlarged picture was taken from the VIP Site 3.5 miles from Pad 39.
Fig. 17. Smoke and flames shoot out as the five first-stage F-1 engines of the Apollo 11 Saturn V burn with 7.5 million pounds of thrust just prior to lift-off on July 16, 1969. The rocket is as tall as a 36-story building.
Fig. 18. The Apollo 11 Saturn V lifts off from Pad 39 at the Kennedy Space Center on the way to the Moon.
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