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S-1C details
S-1C details

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Family: Saturn V. Country: USA. Status: Study 1968.

MSFC study, 1968. S-ID stage-and-a-half first stage and Saturn IVB second stage. Centaur available as third stage for deep space missions. 30% performance improvement over Saturn V-A/Saturn INT-20 with standard Saturn IC first stage.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 118,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Payload: 39,000 kg. to a: Mars flyby trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 3,440,310 kgf. Total Mass: 3,054,750 kg. Core Diameter: 10.1 m. Total Length: 113.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 701.80 million. in 1985 unit dollars.



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