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  • Satuvlaun1967.pdf.pdf

    This booklet has been prepared to provide a quick reference to Saturn V stage peculiar ground support equipment. It consists of visual presentations and a brief description of each major component. It is intended to quickly familiarize concerned elements with the over-all MSFC launch vehicle ground support equipment and is not intended for design usage. The booklet has been prepared in five sections. Section I contains the introductory material and a description of the Saturn V mobile launcher (ML). Section II contains information on the umbilical equipment. Section III contains information on the servicing equipment, both fixed and mobile. Section IV contains information on the access equipment. Section V contains information on the handling and auxiliary equipment.
  • SatVnsproclauvehgrosuppequip_042108143716.pdf

    The functions, authority, management relationships, and responsibilities of the Launch Vehicle Ground Support Equipment Project Office are described. Functions and examples of non-stage procured Launch Vehicle Ground Support Equipment (LVGSE) are described and illustrated.
  • SatusIIgrou.pdf

    This publication has been prepared to provide preliminary inspection requirements and limitations on all ground support equipment to support the Saturn II stage of the Saturn V launch vehicle.
  • launcont_030209160221.pdf

    Description of an 8 x 10 inch black and white photograph.
  • Grourwuitosup_041309110136.pdf.pdf

    With the advent of the first large space vehicle, the SATURN, the ground support equipment and launch facility designer is faced with the necessity of conceiving and building an unprecedented launch system concurrent with the vehicle development. The paper intends to present a comprehensive picture of the problems involved and how they are solved. It follows the SATURN through the various modes of operation such as transportation over land and water, checkout, handling and erection, propellant loading, and describes the facilities at the launch site.
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