Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recovers Apollo spacecraft engines from the bottom of the ocean

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Last year, Amazon CEO and space enthusiast Jeff Bezos discovered the underwater whereabouts of Apollo 11’s F-1 engines and announced his plans to bring them up to the surface. Now, nearly a full 12 months later, Bezos’ team has recovered a number of F-1 engine parts and brought them out of the ocean — his blog goes into full detail, with a variety of great photos and a quick video showing the underwater recovery. Bezos says that his team recovered enough “major components” to put together displays of two flown F-1 engines. “We want the hardware to tell its true story, including its 5,000 mile per hour re-entry and subsequent impact with the ocean surface,” Bezos writes. Unfortunately, many of the serial numbers from the recovered parts…

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