Saturn IB
Apollo 5

Saturn IB | Apollo 5

National Aeronautics and Space Administration launch of a Saturn IB Rocket


National Aeronautics and Space Administration was scheduled to launch a Saturn IB rocket as part of the Apollo 5 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Mon Jan 22nd 1968 5:48 PM from Space Launch Complex 34, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Saturn IB and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Apollo 5

The Apollo 5 mission tested the Lunar Module in a space environment, in particular its descent and ascent engine systems, and its ability to separate the ascent and descent stages. The descent engine would become the first throttleable rocket engine fired in space.

Location

Space Launch Complex 34, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Saturn IB

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