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Saturn C-4
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Family: Saturn C. Country: USA. Status: Study 1960.

The launch vehicle actually planned for the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous approach to lunar landing. The Saturn C-5 was selected instead to have reserve capacity.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 99,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Payload: 32,000 kg. to a: Translunar trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 2,752,250 kgf. Total Mass: 2,347,180 kg. Core Diameter: 10.1 m. Total Length: 76.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 58.29 million. in 1985 unit dollars.


Saturn C-4 Chronology


- 1961 August -
1961 Nov 6 -
1961 Nov 16 -
1961 Dec 21 -

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