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Media Clip - Expansion of Marshall Facilities Transcript

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"For the next several years, while others in NASA perfected the spacecraft systems and rendezvous techniques thru the Mercury and Gemini programs, the Marshall team expanded its facilities and concentrated on the development of the Saturn launch vehicles for the three-man Apollo Program. The Marshall effort established the basic design for clustered engines and clustered propellant tanks as well as the instrument unit, which controlled the functions required to keep the vehicle operating properly and on course."