218 – A Life in Apollo
Gast: George Knudsen Host: Markus Voelter Shownoter: Alexander Grote
George Knudsen started working in 1958 on the Redstone missile, and moved on to working on the Atlas ICBM. Later he worked on the Saturn 5 launch vehicle, where he was responsible for the fuel tanks. He was on the launch team at Cape Canaveral for various Apollo missions. In this episode with talk with George about his work in this fascinating period of science and engineering history.
Introduction of George Knudsen00:03:10
Saturn Moon Programm00:25:12
Cryogenic rocket engine | North American Aviation | Saturn V | Engine Actuators | Kennedy’s rice stadium moon speech | Atlas V | RD-180 Engine | J2 Engine | Pressure regulator | Countdown | Nasa Mission Control | Launch Control | Liquid Helium