National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Saturn IB

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Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Successes: 153 Failures: 2 Pending: 2

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Launch Vehicle


Saturn IB

Configuration: IB
Family: Saturn

Vehicle Specifications


Saturn IB
GTO: None
LEO: 21000
Length: 43.2 m
Diameter: 6.61 m
Launch Mass: 590k kg
Thurst: 7100 kN
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Human Exploration


Skylab 3 (also known as SL-3 or SLM-2) was the second crewed mission to the first US orbital space station Skylab. The mission began on July 28, 1973, 11:10:50 UTC with the launch of a three-person crew. Crew members were the Commander Alan L. Bean, Science Pilot Owen K. Garriott and Pilot Jack R. Lousma. During their 59-day stay on the station, crew continued station repairs and conducted various scientific and medical experiments. The mission ended successfully with the splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on September 25, 1973, 22:19:51 UTC.

Launch Window


NET: July 28th 1973 - 11:10 UTC

Open: July 28th 1973 - 11:10 UTC

Close: July 28th 1973 - 11:10 UTC

Watch the Launch



Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLzh9YDqlwg

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