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Turbonique delivered the rocket cars that Detroit was afraid to build | Hagerty Media

The 1960s were steeped in the rocket age. The world lived in the shadow of the massive Saturn V solid-fuel boosters that had ostensibly been developed for peaceful space exploration, but also served to extend the reach of the American nuclear umbrella.
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Porxter
New Driver

Sorry Benjamin, Saturn V was not solid fuel, it was RP1 and LO2 liquids...
BenjaminHunting
Pit Crew

Porxter - you're right. I was thinking of the separator rockets on the Saturn V that helped pull each stage apart.