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Saurn MLV 5-3
Saurn MLV 5-3 - Saturn MLV 5-3

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Family: Saturn V. Country: USA. Status: Study 1965.

MSFC study, 1965. Ultimate core for improved Saturn V configurations studied under contract NAS8-11359. Saturn IC stretched 240 inches with 5.6 million pounds propellant and 5 F-1A engines; S-II stretched 156 inches with 1.2 million pounds propellant and 5 HG-3 engines; S-IVB stretched 198 inches with 350,000 lbs propellant, 1 HG-3 engine.


LEO Payload: 160,400 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Payload: 65,800 kg. to a: Translunar trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 4,080,890 kgf. Total Mass: 3,664,570 kg. Core Diameter: 10.1 m. Total Length: 121.0 m.


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