Launch Vehicle Propellant Usage[1]

 

 

Apollo 7

Apollo 7

Apollo 7

Apollo 7

Apollo 8

Apollo 8

Apollo 8

Apollo 8

Apollo 9

Apollo 9

Apollo 9

Apollo 9

Apollo 10

Apollo 10

Apollo 10

Apollo 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burn

Start

 

Burn

End

 

Burn

Time

Burn Rate  Lb/Sec

 

Burn

Start

 

Burn

End

 

Burn

Time

Burn Rate  Lb/Sec

 

Burn

Start

 

Burn

End

 

Burn

Time

Burn Rate  Lb/Sec

 

Burn

Start

 

Burn

End

 

Burn

Time

Burn Rate  Lb/Sec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-IB Burn (sec)

-2.988

144.32

147.31

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---

---

---

---

---

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Oxidizer (LOX), lb

631,300

3,231

628,069

4,263.6

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---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

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Fuel (RP-1), lb

276,900

4,728

272,172

1,847.6

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---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

Total, lb

908,200

7,959

900,241

6,111.3

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---

---

---

---

---

---

---

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S-IC Burn (sec)

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-6.585

153.82

160.41

---

-6.3

162.76

169.06

---

-6.4

161.63

168.03

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Oxidizer (LOX), lb

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---

3,128,034

46,065

3,081,969

19,213.7

3,301,203

45,230

3,255,973

19,259.3

3,302,827

40,592

3,262,235

19,414.6

Fuel (RP-1)

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1,357,634

26,622

1,331,012

8,297.8

1,431,678

42,390

1,389,288

8,217.7

1,423,254

28,537

1,394,717

8,300.4

Total, lb

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4,485,668

72,687

4,412,981

27,511.5

4,732,881

87,620

4,645,261

27,477.0

4,726,081

69,129

4,656,952

27,715.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-II Burn (sec)

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---

156.19

524.04

367.85

---

165.16

536.22

371.06

---

164.05

552.64

388.59

388.59

Oxidizer (LOX), lb

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---

---

793,795

5,169

788,626

2,143.9

821,504

3,230

818,274

2,205.2

823,325

3,536

819,789

2,109.7

Fuel (LH2), lb

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---

154,907

4,514

150,393

408.8

158,663

3,381

155,282

418.5

158,541

4,622

153,919

396.1

Total, lb

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---

948,702

9,683

939,019

2,552.7

980,167

6,611

973,556

2,623.7

981,866

8,158

973,708

2,505.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-IVB 1st Burn (sec)

146.97

616.76

469.79

 

528.29

684.98

156.69

---

540.82

664.66

123.84

---

556.81

703.76

146.95

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Oxidizer (LOX), lb

193,330

1,671

191,659

408.0

192,840

132,220

60,620

386.9

189,686

133,421

56,265

454.3

192,089

133,883

58,206

396.1

Fuel (LH2), lb

39,909

2,502

37,407

79.6

43,395

30,678

12,717

81.2

43,709

32,999

10,710

86.5

43,388

31,564

11,824

80.5

Total, lb

233,239

4,173

229,066

487.6

236,235

162,898

73,337

468.0

233,395

166,420

66,975

540.8

235,477

165,447

70,030

476.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-IVB 2nd Burn (sec)

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---

10,237.79

10,555.51

317.72

---

17,155.54

17,217.60

62.06

---

9,207.52

9,550.58

343.06

343.06

Oxidizer (LOX), lb

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---

131,975

8,064

123,911

390.0

132,988

109,298

23,690

381.7

133,471

5,274

128,197

373.7

Fuel (LH2), lb

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---

28,358

2,759

25,599

80.6

29,369

24,476

4,893

78.8

29,116

2,177

26,939

78.5

Total, lb

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---

160,333

10,823

149,510

470.6

162,357

133,774

28,583

460.6

162,587

7,451

155,136

452.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-IVB 3rd Burn (sec)

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---

22,039.26

22,281.32

242.06

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Oxidizer (LOX), lb

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---

108,927

34,051

74,876

309.3

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Fuel (LH2), lb

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---

23,520

8,951

14,569

60.2

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Total, lb

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---

132,447

43,002

89,445

369.5

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Oxidizer-Fuel Ratio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-IB Stage

2.280

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2.308

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S-IC Stage

---

---

---

---

2.304

---

2.316

---

2.306

---

2.344

---

2.321

---

2.339

---

S-II Stage

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---

5.124

---

5.244

---

5.178

---

5.270

---

5.193

---

5.326

---

S-IVB Stage 1st burn

4.844

---

5.124

---

4.444

---

4.767

---

4.340

---

5.254

---

4.427

---

4.923

---

S-IVB Stage 2nd burn

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---

---

---

4.654

---

4.840

---

4.528

---

4.842

---

4.584

---

4.759

---

S-IVB Stage 3rd burn

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4.631

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5.139

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[1]All times are referenced to Range Zero; all other values represent actual usage, in pounds mass. Sources are the Saturn V launch vehicle flight evaluation reports and Results of the Fifth Saturn IB Vehicle Test Flight (Apollo 7).

 

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