Apollo 16 Spacecraft History

 

Event

Date

Saturn S-IVB stage #511 delivered to KSC.

01 Jul 1970

Spacecraft/LM adapter #20 delivered to KSC.

17 Aug 1970

Saturn V instrument unit #511 delivered to KSC.

29 Sep 1970

Saturn S-II stage #11 delivered to KSC.

30 Sep 1970

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

03 Dec 1970

LM #11 final engineering evaluation acceptance test at factory.

24 Feb 1971

Integrated CM and SM systems test completed at factory.

17 Mar 1971

LM descent stage #11 ready to ship from factory to KSC.

01 May 1971

LM descent stage #11 delivered to KSC.

05 May 1971

LM ascent stage #11 ready to ship from factory to KSC.

07 May 1971

LM ascent stage #11 delivered to KSC.

14 May 1971

CM #113 and SM #113 ready to ship from factory to KSC.

26 Jul 1971

CM #113 and SM #113 delivered to KSC.

29 Jul 1971

CM #113 and SM #113 mated.

02 Aug 1971

LRV #2 delivered to KSC.

01 Sep 1971

CSM #113 combined systems test completed.

13 Sep 1971

Saturn S-IC stage #11 delivered to KSC.

17 Sep 1971

Saturn S-IC stage #11 erected on MLP #3

21 Sep 1971

Saturn V instrument unit #511 delivered to KSC.

29 Sep 1971

Saturn S-II stage #11 erected.

01 Oct 1971

Saturn S-IVB stage #511 erected.

05 Oct 1971

Saturn V instrument unit #511 erected.

06 Oct 1971

Launch vehicle electrical systems test completed.

15 Oct 1971

LM #11 altitude tests completed.

19 Oct 1971

CSM #113 altitude tests completed.

21 Oct 1971

Launch vehicle propellant dispersion/malfunction overall test completed.

08 Nov 1971

LRV #2 installed.

16 Nov 1971

Launch vehicle service arm overall test completed.

18 Nov 1971

CSM #113 moved to VAB

07 Dec 1971

Spacecraft erected.

08 Dec 1971

Space vehicle and MLP #3 transferred to launch complex 39A.

13 Dec 1971

CSM #113 integrated systems test completed.

03 Jan 1972

LM #11 combined systems test completed.

04 Jan 1972

Space vehicle and MLP #3 returned to VAB.

27 Jan 1972

Space vehicle and MLP #3 returned to launch complex 39A.

09 Feb 1972

CSM #113 integrated systems test repeated.

14 Feb 1972

CSM #113 electrically mated to launch vehicle.

21 Feb 1972

Space vehicle overall test #1 (plugs in) completed.

23 Feb 1972

LM #11 flight readiness test completed. [corrected typo from print edition 11-5-2012]

24 Feb 1972

Space vehicle flight readiness test completed.

02 Mar 1972

Saturn S-IC stage #11 RP-1 fuel loading completed.

20 Mar 1972

Space vehicle countdown demonstration test (wet) completed.

30 Mar 1972

Space vehicle countdown demonstration test (dry) completed.

31 Mar 1972

 

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