Apollo 9 Spacecraft History

 

Event

Date

LM #3 integrated test at factory.

31 Jan 1968

Saturn S-II stage #4 delivered to KSC.

15 May 1968

LM #3 final engineering evaluation acceptance test at factory.

17 May 1968

LM descent stage #3 ready to ship from factory to KSC.

04 Jun 1968

LM descent stage #3 delivered to KSC.

09 Jun 1968

LM ascent stage #3 ready to ship from factory to KSC.

12 Jun 1968

LM ascent stage #3 delivered to KSC.

14 Jun 1968

LM ascent stage #3 and descent stage #3 mated.

30 Jun 1968

LM #3 combined systems test completed.

01 Jul 1968

Individual and combined CM and SM systems test completed at factory.

20 Jul 1968

LM #3 reassigned to Apollo 9.

19 Aug 1968

Integrated CM and SM systems test completed at factory.

31 Aug 1968

Saturn S-IVB stage #504 delivered to KSC.

12 Sep 1968

LM #3 altitude tests completed.

27 Sep 1968

Saturn S-IC stage #4 delivered to KSC.

30 Sep 1968

Saturn V instrument unit #504 delivered to KSC.

30 Sep 1968

CM #104 and SM #104 ready to ship from factory to KSC.

05 Oct 1968

CM #104 and SM #104 delivered to KSC.

05 Oct 1968

CM #104 and SM #104 mated.

08 Oct 1968

CSM #104 combined systems test completed.

24 Oct 1968

CSM #104 altitude tests completed.

18 Nov 1968

CSM #104 mated to space vehicle.

03 Dec 1968

CSM #104 moved to VAB

03 Dec 1968

LM #3 combined systems test completed.

07 Dec 1968

CSM #104 integrated systems test completed.

11 Dec 1968

CSM #104 electrically mated to launch vehicle.

26 Dec 1968

Space vehicle overall test completed.

27 Dec 1968

Space vehicle and MLP #2 transferred to launch complex 39A.

03 Jan 1969

Space vehicle flight readiness test completed.

18 Jan 1969

LM #3 flight readiness test completed.

19 Jan 1969

Space vehicle countdown demonstration test (wet) completed.

11 Feb 1969

Space vehicle countdown demonstration test (dry) completed.

12 Feb 1969

Terminal countdown initiated.

26 Feb 1969

Terminal countdown interrupted due to illness of crew.

27 Feb 1969

Terminal countdown reinitiated following crew medical clearance.

01 Mar 1969

 

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