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Saturn V Skylab
Saturn V Skylab

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Family: Saturn V. Country: USA. Status: Study 1967.

Saturn variant consisting of S-IC first stage and S-II second stage. This essentially flew once to launch Skylab in 1972, although the IU was located atop the Skylab space station (converted S-IVB stage) rather than atop the S-II as in the INT-21 design.

Liftoff Mass - kgS-IC - No. F-1 MotorsS-II - No. J-2 MotorsPayload - kg - 4.68 G limit
2,209,0004376,000
2,209,0004484,000
2,209,0004589,000
2,762,00053101,000
2,762,00054112,000
2,762,00055116,000


S-1C detailsS-1C details

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Specifications

LEO Payload: 115,900 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 3,440,310 kgf. Total Mass: 2,916,080 kg. Core Diameter: 10.1 m. Total Length: 80.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 681.50 million. in 1985 unit dollars.



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