Stage S-II of the Saturn V

I love space. One time, during a Wikipedia binge, I found this beautiful shot of the second stage of the Saturn V rocket being hoisted onto a test stand at Stennis Air Force Base in Mississippi, 1967, which drips with that eerie, cold war sense of hugeness. Click on the spans in the post to focus on corresponding sections in the image, or click the shapes on the image to scroll the text.

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