Saturn V Vehicle Overview

A complete overview of the Saturn V launch vehicle, including launch stats, vehicle info and launch locations.

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Saturn V rocket

Basic Info

Name

Saturn V

Family

Saturn

Manufacturer

First Launch

9 Nov 1967

Successful Launches

12

Failed Launches

1

Rocket Info

Status

Inactive

Stages

3

Length

110.6 m

Diameter

10.1 m

Launch Mass

2,970 tons

Thrust

35,100 kN

Reusability

Not Reusable

Payload Info

LEO Capacity

140,000 kg

The Saturn V was a human-rated expendable rocket used by NASA between 1967 and 1973. Most notably, the Saturn V took the Apollo program to the Moon. It still remains the world's tallest, heaviest, and most powerful rocket ever brought to operational status and is the only launch vehicle to take humans beyond LEO.

Launch Sites used by Saturn V

Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center launch site

NASA's primary launch site for human spaceflight, housing iconic facilities and a rich space history.

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