Author/Origin: Ames SpaceShop
Relevant Mission: The Apollo Missions
The Saturn V was a rocket NASA built to send people to the moon. The Saturn V was a type of rocket called a Heavy Lift Vehicle. That means it was very powerful. It was the most powerful rocket that had ever flown successfully. The Saturn V was used in the Apollo program in the 1960s and 1970s. It also was used to launch the Skylab space station.