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Saturn SA-5

Saturn I

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Launch Status


Saturn SA-5

Type: Test Flight

First orbital test flight of the Saturn-IV upper stage of the Saturn-1 (Block-2) launch vehicle. The payload consisted of a ballasted and instrumented nosecone attached to the Saturn-IV stage.


Space Launch Complex 37B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

865 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA


Saturn I – Chrysler

Family: Saturn
Length: 55 m
Diameter: 6.6 m
Launch Mass: 510 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 9100 kg

The Saturn I was manufactured by Chrysler with the first launch on 1961-10-27. Saturn I has 10 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 10 launches. The Saturn I was a rocket designed as the United States’ first medium lift launch vehicle for up to 20,000-pound (9,100 kg) low Earth orbit payloads.


National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Type: Government
Abbreviation: NASA
Administration: Administrator: Bill Nelson
Founded: 1958
Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS
Spacecraft: Orion
Country: USA

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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