Saturn-Apollo 5 (SA-5)

USA


Orig PL Name: Jupiter Nosecone

Launch data:

Designation00744 / 64005A
Launch date29 Jan 1964 - 16:25:01 UT
Launch siteCC, LC-37B
Launch vehicle Saturn 1 (#SA-5)
Mission 
Earth orbit on Jan 30.6:
   - Perigee / Apogee 264 x 760 km
   - Eccentricity 0.036
   - Inclination 31.43°
   - Period 94.60 min

1e orbital test of Saturn 1.

Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  
Customer NASA
Platform  
Mass at launch 17100 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape Cone-cylinder
Dimension (m)25,6 long / 5,5 dia
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  

Decay:

Descent date: 30 Apr 1966 - 01:55 UT
Lifetime:821,40 days

Landing: 29 Jan 1964 ?(Ref: 6b)
Ref.: #1, #2, #3(SD1964), #7, #206 - update: 10.08.04 Home