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Rocket Engine Test Facility

The Rocket Engine Test Facility (RETF) conducted experimental tests of high-energy propellants and rocket engine components that were integral to the U.S. Space Program from 1957 to 1995. The RETF was designated a National Historic Landmark for its contributions to the Apollo Program. This website was designed to preserve the legacy of the RETF for future generations.




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