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Gross Mass: 1,450,984 kg. Empty Mass: 90,686 kg. Thrust (vac): 3,120,984 kgf. Isp: 304 sec. Burn time: 130 sec. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Isp(sl): 265 sec. Diameter: 10.1 m. Span: 19.0 m. Length: 33.5 m. Country: USA. No Engines: 5. F-1 Status: Study 1961. Used as: Saturn C-4B-1. Comments: Final first stage design of Saturn C-3 (November 1961). Unique S-IC design in that fuel and propellant tank shared common bulkhead; stage was actually shorter than C-3B S-IC.
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