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"Launch Information: Saturn S-IV and the RL10 Engine."

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launinfosatus-iv_062007154516.pdf
spc_stnv_000366

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"Launch Information: Saturn S-IV and the RL10 Engine."

Description

The RL10, which powers the National Aeronautics and Space Administration' s Saturn S-IV, is the newest propulsion system to be put to work in advancing our nation's space effortr On November 27, 1963, a pair of RLlO's successfully powered a five-ton Centaur space vehicle in earth orbit in the first flight demonstration of the outer space powerplant which uses high-nenergy liquid hydrogen as fuel. A six-engine cluster of RLlO' s, generating a total of 90, 000 pounds of thrust, powers the Saturn S-IV stage. The 15, 000 pound-thrust engine was designed and developed for NASA's Mar shall Space Flight Center at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft's Florida Research and Development Center, 20 miles northwest of West Palm Beach.

Date

1964-01-01

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Saturn V Collection
Box 10, Folder 24
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, Huntsville, Alabama

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Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Company. Florida Research and Development Center, “"Launch Information: Saturn S-IV and the RL10 Engine.",” UAH Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, accessed February 25, 2024, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/10939.

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