Is one more iconic than the other? Or is just a generational thing? Will kids in the future even know what either of these two things were?
If we are talking about the vehicle itself then the Space Shuttle, IMO. As impressive as the Saturn V was, its mission was what really made it iconic, not so much the vehicle itself.
>Will kids in the future even know what either of these two things were?
>Do kids know anything about older technologies?
Ask someone under 15 what a VHS is. Or how to roll up a car window. Our to hang up a landline phone.
It was no different from my generation, I had no idea what betamax, 8-tracks or a Nickelodeon was. I can't see that changing.
Saturn V, and by a wide margin.
Saturn V: a masterpiece from the age where men were men, in an uphill battle against Soviet who had a strong lead in the space race it was the Saturn V that brought the defining utter and total victory to the US.
And just behold: 111 meters column of metal riding a huge pillar of fire in a way that can only be described as a religious experience when you see this rising into the sky.