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Saturn 2SL/120
Saturn 2SL/120" SRB - Saturn 2SL 120 inch strapons

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Family: Saturn II. Country: USA. Status: Study 1966.

North American study, 1966. Saturn variant with Titan UA1205 or 1207 motors as boosters, Saturn II stage as core, and Saturn IVB upper stage. Various combinations of numbers of strap-ons, propellant loading of the two core stages, and sea-level versus altitude ignition were studied.

Liftoff Mass - kgStrapon Motor TypeNumber of StraponsS-II Propellant - kgS-IVB Propellant - kgPayload - kg
1,132,000Titan UA12044215,40080,30021,300
1,132,000Titan UA12044215,40078,50023,100
1,030,400Titan UA12072254,00080,70027,400
1,132,400Titan UA12072349,20079,80035,400
1,083,000Titan UA12052431,60077,40040,500
1,570,500Titan UA12054440,40074,40051,700
1,895,200Titan UA12074446,70075,70066,400
1,476,200Titan UA12054446,700No S-IVB39,000
1,779,600Titan UA12074446,700No S-IVB44,000


LEO Payload: 66,590 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 2,614,770 kgf. Total Mass: 1,966,810 kg. Core Diameter: 10.1 m. Total Length: 51.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 387.44 million. in 1985 unit dollars.


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