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Saturn C-33B 3 Stage
Saturn C-33B 3 Stage - Saturn C-33B 3 Stage version Nov 1961

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Family: Saturn C. Country: USA. Status: Study 1961.

Final configurtion of the Saturn C-3 at the time of selection of the Saturn C-5 configuration for the Apollo program in December 1961.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 78,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Payload: 25,000 kg. to a: Translunar trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 2,040,450 kgf. Total Mass: 1,690,590 kg. Core Diameter: 10.1 m. Total Length: 85.0 m.



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Saturn C-3B 2 Stage Saturn C-3B 2 Stage - Saturn C-3B 2 Stage version Nov 1961

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Saturn C-3B finalSaturn C-3B final - Saturn C-3B final configureation Nov 1961

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

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