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US Launch Rocket

Saturn V

America heavy lift rocket build for Apollo program.

SA-500F Facilities integration test model

SA-500D Dynamic Testing model

SA-501 Apollo 4 first test flight

SA-502 Apollo 6 second test flight with problems

SA-503 Apollo 8 first manned launch

SA-504 Apollo 9 LM test flight

SA-505 Apollo 10 LM test in Moon orbit

SA-506 Apollo 11 second moon landing

SA-507 Apollo 12

SA-508 Apollo 13 second stage one J-2 engine failed

SA-509 Apollo 14

SA-510 Apollo 15 First stage almost hit second stage during separation.

SA-511 Apollo 16 first J-Class Mission

SA-512 Apollo 17

SA-513 Skylab-1 First US Space station

SA-514 Apollo 18

SA-515 Apollo 20

Saturn VB

consisting of an standard S-IC and S-IIB (with five J-2S) and S-IVC (one J-2S) new J-2S engine (S for Simplified) which led to a reduction of Stage mass, higher ISP and options for restarting the upper stage several time, the Payload is increased by 9%

SA-600 modified SA-500D for new engine

SA-601 Apollo 19 first unmanned launch of Saturn VB

SA-602 Used to bring Spacelab station into Orbit

SA-603 Apollo 21 first Manned Launch of Saturn VB

SA-604 Apollo 22

SA-605 Apollo 23

SA-606 Apollo 24

SA-607

Saturn I

USA first heavy lift rocket, by clustering rocket engines and Fuel tanks of Jupiter and Redstone rockets in First stage

SA-1 test first stage suborbital with mass simulator on top

SA-2 test first stage suborbital with 86000 kg water

SA-3 test first stage suborbital with 86000 kg water

SA-4 test first stage with dummy S-IV stage

SA-5 Test Second stage S-IV biggest Hydrogen/Oxygen stage for moment

SA-6 Apollo Boilerplate test

SA-7 Apollo Boilerplate test

SA-8 Pegasus 1 Satellite and Apollo Boilerplate test

SA-9 Pegasus 2 Satellite and Apollo Boilerplate test

SA-10 Pegasus 3 Satellite and Apollo Boilerplate test

Saturn IB

Improved Saturn I with bigger second stage S-IVB with J-2 engine

SA-201 Test of Saturn IB and suborbital Apollo CSM block I

SA-202 Test on behavior of un used Hydrogen in tank for future restart.

SA-203 Test of Saturn IB and suborbital Apollo CSM block I

SA-204 Apollo 5 test of Lunar Module

SA-205 Apollo 7 first Manned flight with CSM block II

SA-206 Skylab 2 Mission

SA-207 Skylab 3 Mission

SA-208 Skylab 4 Mission

SA-209 standby Skylab rescue mission, used for Spacelab 2 Mission

SA-210 Spacelab 3 Mission

SA-211 Spacelab 4 Mission

SA-212 only first stage build, used as Saturn IC SA-301

SA-213 only first stage build, used as Saturn IC SA-302

SA-214 only first stage build, used as Saturn IC SA-303

Saturn IC

Advance version of IB feature the S-IVC with J-2S. From SA-304 feature new first Stage with eight R-27 engines

SA-301 Test flight for J-2S, restart test of J-2S

SA-302 with Centaur third stage to bring AMES Pioneer 12 to Jupiter

SA-303 standby Spacelab Rescue Mission(not used)

SA-304 with Centaur third stage to bring German HELIOS 1 to Sun orbit

SA-305 with Centaur third stage to bring Viking 1 to Mars

SA-306 with Centaur third stage to bring Viking 2 to Mars

SA-307 Spacelab 5 Mission.

SA-308

SA-309

SA-309

SA-310

timelines/us_launch_rockets.txt · Last modified: 2016/10/23 23:00 by michel_van