On our way home, we stopped at Rocket Park,
which is next to the Space Center to see the
Saturn rocket. This rocket is really big! It's
about as long as a football field. The rocket is
very powerful too. The Saturn was used to put
astronauts in orbit and also to send them to the
This is what the thrusters
on the bottom of the first-
stage of the Saturn rocket
look like. With their size,
you can imagine the force
they exert to launch a
spacecraft into orbit.