This is a High Definition accurate scale model of the Saturn V Launch Vehicle S-1C stage that first helped to propel man out of Earth orbit into Trans-Lunar Injection and onward to the moon in December 1968.
Please download and read the free 'Saturn Apollo Reference Guide' - PDF for in depth information about this model (downloadable from the full Saturn Apollo stack model).
Modelled with precision using detailed 1:48 scale blueprints and extensive photographic research spanning over a year.
Separate parts enable gimbaling of the F1 engines and breakaway upper engine fairings as retro-rockets fire during staging when the S-1C is jettisoned at approximately 38 miles altitude.
77 high resolution texture and bump maps offer down to the rivet detail.
Modelled with LightWave 9.6 2 GB minimum RAM recommended
USAGE Suitable for HD video, high-res film close-ups and print Accurate representation of the Saturn Apollo S-1C stage using original imperial scale of feet and inches.
SPECS Model contains the following: 14 object layers 365126 polygons 316233 quads, 48893 tris, and 0 ngons Standard Lightwave materials & texture maps
PRESENTATION IMAGES HDRI skydome used in preview images NOT included in file. No Photoshop or compositing used for previews. Preview Images rendered with default Lightwave 9.6 scanline renderer.
TEXTURES 77 texture maps (PNG and PSD format) Textures set to varying real world scales aligned to level of detail required: 36 pixels per foot (main model) 12 pixels per inch (main decals) Typical texture map size for main tank wraparound: 3744 x 865 pixels
GENERAL Model built to real-world scale. Units used: Feet and Inches. Model is 140 feet high and 33 feet in diameter.
ANIMATIONS Pivot points are preset in Layout file for all animatable features/layers shown in animation preview video files