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Saturn A-1
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Family: Saturn C. Country: USA. Status: Study 1959.

Projected first version of Saturn I, to be used if necessary before S-IV liquid hydrogen second stage became available. Titan 1 first stage used as second stage, Centaur third stage. Masses, payload estimated.


LEO Payload: 6,500 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 682,200 kgf. Total Mass: 532,280 kg. Core Diameter: 6.5 m. Total Length: 60.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 73.80 million. in 1985 unit dollars.

Saturn A-1 Chronology

1959 Apr 15 -


Saturn A-1 to C-5Saturn A-1 to C-5

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