NASA Chief Salutes 'Bold Venture' to Raise Sunken Apollo 11 Engines
by Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
Date: 31 March 2012 Time: 10:14 AM ET
A close-up view of an F-1 engine for the Saturn V rocket’s first stage. Amazon.com CEO
Jeff Bezos says he has found of the five engines used to launch Apollo
11 and plans to raise at least one from the ocean floor.
"I would like to thank Jeff Bezos for his communication with NASA informing us of his historic find," said Charles Bolden, NASA Administrator, in a statement issued Friday (March 30). "I salute him and his entire team on this bold venture."
Glenn A. Walsh, Project Director,
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