Video and Photos: Titan 1 at NASA Ames

This a Titan ICBM 1 first and second stage in the location where they have sat neglected for 40 years. We are going to restore this rocket and upgrade it to serve as an educational tool as well as a smallsat payload integration testbed. This project will be undertaken at NASA Ames Research Center at Bldg 596 aka "McMoons" where the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP) has been underway for 2 years. The rocket is slated to be moved to its new location on Thursday 18 March.

Titan 1 first and second stage in the location where they have sat for 40 years.

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Titan 1 first and second stage in the location where they have sat for 40 years.

Titan 1 second stage, forward end, where the warhead (AVCO Mk 4 re-entry vehicle containing a W38 thermonuclear bomb with a yield of 3.75 megatons) was attached.

Titan 1 second stage, aft end, with single Aerojet LR-87 rocket engine.

Titan 1 Second stage, forward end, showing original avionics.

Titan 1 first stage closeup view of the two Aerojet LR-87 rocket engines.

Titan 1 first stage closeup view of the two Aerojet LR-87 rocket engines.

Titan 1 first stage closeup view of the two Aerojet LR-87 rocket engines.

Titan 1 Second stage, forward end, showing original avionics.

Titan 1 Second stage, forward end.

Titan 1 first stage between the two fuel tanks.

Titan 1 first stage between the two fuel tanks.

Titan 1 first stage wire tray showing corrosion

Titan 1 first stage.

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