Saturn - in Culture

In Culture

Further information: Saturn in fiction
  • Saturn in astrology is the ruling planet of Capricorn and, traditionally, Aquarius.
  • Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age is a movement in Gustav Holst's The Planets.
  • The Saturn family of rockets were developed by a team of mostly German rocket scientists led by Wernher von Braun to launch heavy payloads to Earth orbit and beyond. Originally proposed as a military satellite launcher, they were adopted as the launch vehicles for the Apollo program.
  • The day Saturday is named after the planet Saturn, which is derived from the Roman god of agriculture, Saturn (linked to the Greek god Cronus).

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