NASA Moon Rocket Lifted Off On Maiden Mission 50 Years Ago

NASA Moon Rocket Lifted Off On Maiden Mission 50 Years Ago

Inspiration for this project came from several people on Reddit posting their design of the rocket taking off inside an Ikea glass case. As my rocket already hangs on the ceiling (and the Ikea glass case houses my girlfriend’s elephant collection), I wanted to make an alternative design. After many attempts, I managed to make a 3D design for a holder that could hold the light in place in the center of the rocket. I tried to design and print many different variations, which you can see below. The three things you have to print can be found on Thingiverse. The biggest thing you have to print is the center console, which fits in the rocket. The Apollo 4 command module, the only part of that first Saturn V mission to be recovered, is now on exhibit at the Infinity Science Center in Mississippi. read more

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