Saturn V Was Loud But Didn’t Melt Concrete

The Saturn V rocket carried humans to the moon and remains the most powerful rocket to reach orbit to date. CREDIT: NASA

WASHINGTON, August 23, 2022 – The Saturn V carried man to the moon and remains the most powerful rocket to successfully launch to orbit. It captures the imagination — but sometimes, it might capture a bit too much imagination. Abundant internet claims about the acoustic power of the rocket suggest that it melted concrete and…click to read more

From the Journal: The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Article: Saturn-V sound levels: A letter to the Redditor
DOI: 10.1121/10.0013216

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