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Saturn B-1
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Family: Saturn C. Country: USA. Status: Study 1959.

Most powerful version of Saturn I considered. New low energy second stage with four H-1 engines, S-IV third stage, Centaur fourth stage. Masses, payload estimated.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 13,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Payload: 4,000 kg. to a: Translunar trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 743,890 kgf. Total Mass: 680,420 kg. Core Diameter: 6.5 m. Total Length: 74.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 107.30 million. in 1985 unit dollars.



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