Pearlington, Mississippi: Giant Rocket from Apollo 19

The giant first stage of the Saturn V rocket that would have blasted Apollo 19 to the moon -- if that flight hadn't been cancelled -- sat next to a highway in Louisiana since 1978. In June 2016 it was moved to neighboring Mississippi, where it sits next to a bigger highway.

Infinity Science Center

Address:
1 Discovery Circle, Pearlington, MS
Directions:
Visible from I-10 for free. For an up-close look, which costs money, take I-10 exit 2, drive south on Hwy 607, then make first right, then first left for the Infinity Science Center.
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Apollo 19 Saturn V Rocket.

Giant Rocket from Apollo 19

Never launched Saturn 5 -- the first stage rocket used on all Apollo Missions.

[Fishinbald, 07/14/2016]

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