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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  LM Descent Stage

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    Diameter, ft

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14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

    Height, ft

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10.583

10.583

10.583

10.583

10.583

10.583

10.583

10.583

10.583

    Weight, dry, lb

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4,265

4,703

4,483

4,875

4,650

4,716

6,179

6,083

6,155

    Maximum rated thrust, lb

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9,870

9,870

9,870

9,870

9,870

9,870

9,870

9,870

9,870

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  LM Ascent Stage

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    Diameter, ft

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14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

14.083

    Height, ft

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12.333

12.333

12.333

12.333

12.333

12.333

12.333

12.333

12.333

    Cabin volume, cu ft

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235

235

235

235

235

235

235

235

235

    Habitable volume, cu ft

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160

160

160

160

160

160

160

160

160

    Crew compartment height, ft

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7.667

7.667

7.667

7.667

7.667

7.667

7.833

7.833

7.833

    Crew compartment depth, ft

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3.500

3.500

3.500

3.500

3.500

3.500

3.500

3.500

3.500

    Weight, dry, lb

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5,071

4,781

4,804

4,760

4,668

4,691

4,690

4,704

4,729

    Maximum rated thrust, lb

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2,524

1,650

3,218

3,224

N/A

3,218.2

3,225.6

3,224.7

3,234.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunar Rover Vehicle (LRV)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Contractor

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Boeing

Boeing

Boeing

  Length, ft

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10.167

10.167

10.167

  Width, ft

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6.000

6.000

6.000

  Wheel base, ft

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7.500

7.500

7.500

  Weight, lb

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462

462

462

  Payload capacity, lb

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1,080

1,080

1,080

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Command Module (CM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  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, ft

11.417

11.417

11.417

11.417

11.417

11.417

11.417

11.417

11.417

11.417

11.417

    Docking probe cone, ft

2.583

2.583

2.583

2.583

2.583

2.583

2.583

2.583

2.583

2.583

2.583

    Main structure, ft

6.750

6.750

6.750

6.750

6.750

6.750

6.750

6.750

6.750

6.750

6.750

    Aft/heat shield, ft

2.083

2.083

2.083

2.083

2.083

2.083

2.083

2.083

2.083

2.083

2.083

  Weight, lb

12,659

12,392

12,405

12,277

12,250

12,365

12,365

12,831

12,831

12,874

12,874

  Habitable volume, cu ft

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

210

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Launch Escape System (LES)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  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

4.000

4.000

4.000

4.000

4.000

4.000

4.000

4.000

4.000

4.000

4.000

  Height, ft

33.460

33.460

33.460

33.460

33.460

33.460

33.460

33.460

33.460

33.460

33.460

  Rocket motors (1 each)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Thrust, LES, lb

155,000

147,000

147,000

147,000

147,000

147,000

147,000

147,000

147,000

147,000

147,000

    Thrust, pitch control motor, lb

3,000

2,400

2,400

2,400

2,400

2,400

2,400

2,400

2,400

2,400

2,400

    Thrust tower jettison motor, lb

33,000

31,500

31,500

31,500

31,500

31,500

31,500

31,500

31,500

31,500

31,500

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Vehicle Height (ft)

223.488

363.013

363.013

363.013

363.013

363.013

363.013

363.013

363.013

363.013

363.013

 

LM ascent and descent stages, LRV and CM dry weights are as published in mission press kits. All other weights are “as flown.”

 

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