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Saturn C-4B 3 Stage
Saturn C-4B 3 Stage - Saturn C-4B 3 Stage version Nov 1961

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

Final configurtion of the Saturn C-4 at the time of selection of the Saturn C-5 configuration for the Apollo program in December 1961. Only Saturn configuration with common bulkhead propellant tanks in first stage, resulting in shorter vehicle than less powerful Saturn C-3.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 95,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Payload: 31,000 kg. to a: Translunar trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 2,720,590 kgf. Total Mass: 2,051,290 kg. Core Diameter: 10.1 m. Total Length: 89.0 m.



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

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Saturn C-4B 2 Stage Saturn C-4B 2 Stage - Saturn C-4B 2 Stage version Nov 1961

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Saturn C-4B finalSaturn C-4B final - Saturn C-4B final configureation Nov 1961

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