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A 10,000-gpm Liquid Hydrogen Transfer System for the Saturn/Apollo Program

  • E. WybranowskiJr.
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 17)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Storage Tank Liquid Hydrogen Butterfly Valve Heat Transfer Mode Kennedy Space 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. WybranowskiJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.John F. Kennedy Space CenterNASA John F. Kennedy Space CenterUSA

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