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Stages to Saturn
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Author and Affiliation:
Bilstein, Roger E.(Houston Univ., Clear Lake, TX United States)
Abstract: Part one of this report is intended to bring back into focus some of the facts, circumstances, and background of space exploration. A recapitulation of the flight of Apollo 11, the first lunar landing missions, provides an opportunity to introduce some of the hardware and nomenclature of the Apollo-Saturn program. An historical overview of rocketry, including the main threads of Saturn's origins, provides a background for the scope and boldness of Apollo 11 and the Saturn adventure. The management structure developed by NASA to implement the Apollo-Saturn missions is described in some detail.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1996
Document ID:
19970009949
(Acquired Mar 13, 1997)
Accession Number: 97N15592
Subject Category: LAUNCH VEHICLES AND SPACE VEHICLES
Report/Patent Number: NASA-SP-4206, NAS 1.21:4206, LC-79-607154
ISBN: ISBN 0-16-048909-1
Document Type: Book/Monograph
Financial Sponsor: NASA; Washington, DC United States
Organization Source: NASA; Washington, DC United States
Description: 534p; In English; Original contains black and white illustrations
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: APOLLO 11 FLIGHT; APOLLO SPACECRAFT; HISTORIES; LUNAR LANDING; MANAGEMENT PLANNING; MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH; NASA PROGRAMS; NOMENCLATURES; PROJECT MANAGEMENT; RESOURCES MANAGEMENT; SATURN LAUNCH VEHICLES
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