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Saturn SA-5



This Saturn I (SA-5) was used for a launch vehicle development test. It was the fifth flight of a Saturn rocket and the first of the Block II Saturn. It was also the first live flight of the LOX/LH2 fueled second stage (S-IV). More than 11,000 measurements were taken.

Alternate Names

  • 00744
  • Apollo SA-5 Test Flight
  • SaturnSA-5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1964-01-29
Launch Vehicle: Saturn 1
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 17554.2 kg

Funding Agency

  • NASA-Office of Manned Space Flight (United States)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office


Other Sources of Apollo Information at NSSDCA

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