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Saturn IB Part 5 – Fins

In this video we discuss the fins. The unique shape of the Saturn IB fins required some special construction techniques, using 3D printed sanding guides, Through The Wall (TTW) fins, composite construction, and more!

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Saturn IB Part 4 Centering Rings

For a normal rocket built from a kit, or even built from scratch, centering rings are a very basic and simple thing. Nothing about this build is basic or simple!

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Saturn IB Part 3 Body Tubes

New video posted!

The first in the series where pieces are actually built, this video examines the many body tubes required to create the Saturn IB. For many of these tubes, no suitable commercially produced tubes are available so I create my own using fiberglass and carbon fiber. If you want to see more videos like this, don’t forget to like and subscribe!

 

Saturn IB Part 2 Planning

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The second video in the series is posted: https://youtu.be/cw5XKHbXmag

 

In the last episode, I introduced you to the real Saturn IB. The focus of this one is the planning and many design decisions that had to be made before building can begin. If you want to see more videos like this, don’t forget to like and subscribe!