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Cnet said:The booster is the bottom or first stage of the Saturn I, which was the United States' first heavy-lift rocket, developed in the early 1960s. It was the more massive fifth version, or Saturn V, that would send Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins on their trip to the moon in 1969.
Presumably, this rocket never flew since the standard practice for all NASA launches prior to the space shuttle program and the later emergence of SpaceX was to allow spent boosters to fall in the ocean.
So this is basically an unused, genuine space rocket being given away to interested schools, universities, museum or libraries for free. All any interested organization has to do is pay for shipping, which happens to cost a quarter million dollars in this case.
The space agency will happily unload the never-flown rocket onto an organization that can pay the quarter million dollars for shipping.
Photo is from Hackaday: https://hackaday.com/2019/08/16/an-almost-free-apollo-era-rocket/