A 10,000-gpm Liquid Hydrogen Transfer System for the Saturn/Apollo Program
Cryogenic loading of the huge Saturn V booster begins eight hours before the scheduled lift-off. The first three hours of fueling is the cold hydrogen gas conditioning of the S-II stage fuel tank. Then in one hour and thirty minutes approximately 340,000 gal of liquid hydrogen is loaded into the S-II and S-IVB fuel tanks.
KeywordsStorage Tank Liquid Hydrogen Butterfly Valve Heat Transfer Mode Kennedy Space
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