Discover the fascinating history of the Saturn 1B model rocket, the NASA test bed for Apollo flight hardware that paved the way for the legendary Saturn V. Designed as the primary launch vehicle for Earth orbit missions in the Apollo spacecraft, the Saturn 1B served as the third stage of the Saturn V rocket. With its distinctive cylindrical tanks and eight H-1 engines, the Saturn 1B was a remarkable engineering feat.
The Estes Saturn 1B SA-206 is a magnificent 1:100 scale replica of the Apollo spacecraft stack as it appeared during the launch of the first Skylab crew in 1973. This Master-Level kit features textured body wraps, injection molded components, and other plastic formed parts that add a level of realism that every scale modeler will appreciate. Complete with Launch Escape System, H-1 engine nozzles, and dual parachutes, the Estes Saturn 1B is easy to build.