Launch Vehicle/Spacecraft Key Facts

 

 

Apollo 7

Apollo 8

Apollo 9

Apollo 10

Apollo 11

Apollo 12

Apollo 13

Apollo 14

Apollo 15

Apollo 16

Apollo 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Stage (S-IVB)

(2nd stage for Apollo 7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Contractor

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

  Diameter, ft (base)

33.000

33.000

33.000

33.000

33.000

33.000

33.000

33.000

33.000

33.000

33.000

  Diameter, ft (top)

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

  Height, ft

58.400

58.630

58.630

58.630

58.630

58.630

58.630

58.630

58.630

58.630

58.630

  Engines, type/number

J-2/1

J-2/1

J-2/1

J-2/1

J-2/1

J-2/1

J-2/1

J-2/1

J-2/1

J-2/1

J-2/1

  Fuel

LH2

LH2

LH2

LH2

LH2

LH2

LH2

LH2

LH2

LH2

LH2

  Oxidizer

LO2

LO2

LO2

LO2

LO2

LO2

LO2

LO2

LO2

LO2

LO2

  Rated thrust total, lbf

200,000

230,000

230,000

230,000

230,000

230,000

230,000

230,000

230,000

230,000

230,000

  Thrust, lbf - 1st burn

207,802

202,678

232,366

204,965

202,603

206,956

199,577

201,572

202,965

206,439

205,797

  Thrust, lbf - 2nd burn

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201,777

203,568

204,712

201,061

207,688

198,536

201,738

203,111

206,807

205,608

  Thrust, lbf - 3rd burn

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199,516

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Instrument Unit (IU)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Contractor

IBM

IBM

IBM

IBM

IBM

IBM

IBM

IBM

IBM

IBM

IBM

  Diameter, ft

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

  Height, ft

3.000

3.000

3.000

3.000

3.000

3.000

3.000

3.000

3.000

3.000

3.000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service Module (SM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Contractor

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

North American Rockwell

  Diameter, ft

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

  Height (with engine bell), ft

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

  Height (engine bell), ft

9.750

9.750

9.750

9.750

9.750

9.750

9.750

9.750

9.750

9.750

9.750

    Fairing, ft

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

24.583

    Main structure, ft

1.917

1.917

1.917

1.917

1.917

1.917

1.917

1.917

1.917

1.917

1.917

    SPS nozzle structure

12.917

12.917

12.917

12.917

12.917

12.917

12.917

12.917

12.917

12.917

12.917

  Weight, lb

19,730

51,258

36,159

51,371

51,243

51,105

51,105

51,744

54,063

54,044

54,044

    Weight, dry, lb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13,470

13,450

13,450

    Propellant, lb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

40,593

40,594

40,594

  Rated Thrust, SPS engine, lbf

20,500

20,500

20,500

20,500

20,500

20,500

20,500

20,500

20,500

20,500

20,500

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spacecraft/LM Adapter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Contractor

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

  Minimum diameter, ft

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

12.833

  Maximum diameter, ft

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

21.667

  Height, ft

28.000

27.999

27.999

27.999

27.999

27.999

27.999

27.999

27.999

27.999

27.999

     Upper jettisonable panels, ft

21.129

21.208

21.208

21.208

21.208

21.208

21.208

21.208

21.208

21.208

21.208

     Lower fixed panels, ft

6.871

6.791

6.791

6.791

6.791

6.791

6.791

6.791

6.791

6.791

6.791

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunar Module (LM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Contractor

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

Grumman

  Overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Width, ft

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31.000

31.000

31.000

31.000

31.000

31.000

31.000

31.000

31.000

    Height, ft

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22.917

22.917

22.917

22.917

22.917

22.917

22.917

22.917

22.917

    Footpad diameter, ft

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3.083

3.083

3.083

3.083

3.083

3.083

3.083

3.083

3.083

    Sensing probe length, ft

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5.667

5.667

5.667

5.667

5.667

5.667

5.667

5.667

5.667

  Weight (lb)

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(LTA) 19,900

32,034

30,735

33,278

33,562

33,493

33,685

36,238

36,237

36,262

 

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