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Saturn V Flight Manual

Astronaut's Guide to the Apollo Moon Rocket

David N. Spires

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Description

This unique Saturn V Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the mammoth Apollo moon rocket, has fascinating information about flight systems, events, and crew interactions. This document, produced for the Apollo 8 first manned Saturn V mission, has a special level of extraordinary technical detail. Contents include:

In-Flight Contingencies and reactions * Extensive coverage of abort modes and timelines * An extremely thorough review of the S-IVB Auxiliary Propulsion System Control Module and its 150-lb and 70 lb. engines * Unique detailed descriptions of the flight program and instrumentation systems * Engine Start and Engine Cutoff * Stage Subsystems - tanks, propellant feed, electrical, battery, instrumentation, telemetry, and more * A comprehensive review of the booster changes implemented prior to Apollo 8 which eliminated the potentially deadly pogo phenomenon Launch Vehicle Description * Range Safety And Instrumentation * LV Monitoring And Control * Safety * Stage Separation * Umbilicals * Electrical Systems * Manufacture And Launch Concepts * Launch Requirements * Reliability And Quality Assurance * Analysis Of Mission Profiles * Failure Effects And Criticality Analyses * Design Reviews * Vehicle Development Flow * Certification And Review Schedules * Transportation * Launch Vehicle Description * General Arrangement * Interstage Data Flow * Range Safety And Instrumentation General * Ground Safety * Flight Safety * Emergency Detection System * Hazardous Gas Detection * Propulsion * Engine Operating Requirements * Purge, Prefill, And Thermal Conditioning * Pogo Suppression System * Engine Subsystems * Hypergol Manifold * Control Valve - 4-Way * Turbopump * Gas Generator * Heat Exchanger * Main Fuel Valve * Main LOX Valve * Checkout Valve * High Voltage Igniters * Engine Operation * Engine Cutoff * Emergency Engine Cutoff * Note * Flight Control System * Fluid Power * Hydraulic Servoactuator * Pneumatic Controls * Propellants * Fuel Loading And Delivery * RP1 Pressurization * RP1 Delivery * LOX Loading And Delivery * LOX Drain * LOX Pressurization System * LOX Delivery * Electrical * Distributors * Main Power Distributor * Sequence and Control Distributor * Propulsion Distributor * Thrust Ok Distributor * Timer Distributor * Measuring Power Distributor * Switch Selector * Instrumentation * Telemetry System * Measurement System * J-2 Rocket Engine * Start Preparations * Engine Start Sequence * Engine Cutoff * Cutoff Sequence * Malfunction Detection * Flight Control * Preflight Operation * Inflight Operation * Pneumatic Controls * Ground Pneumatics * Onboard Pneumatics * Stage Propellant Valve Control System * Propellants * Propellant Servicing System * Recirculation System * LOX Recirculation * LH2 Recirculation * Prepressurization * Propellant Delivery Subsystems * LOX Feed System * LH2 Feed System * LOX Tank Pressurization * LH2 Tank Pressurization * Propellant Management * Propellant Utilization Subsystem * Propellant Depletion * Electrical * Electrical Power System * Electrical Control System * Instrumentation * Measurement System * Telemetry System * Antennae * Ordnance * Separation System * Ullage Rocket System * Retrorocket System * Propellant Dispersion System * S-IVB Stage * Structure * Environmental Control * Propulsion * Propellants * Pneumatic Control * Flight Control * Auxiliary Propulsion System * Electrical * Instrumentation * Ordnance * Structure * Forward Skirt Assembly * Propellant Tank Assembly * Thrust Structure * Aft Skirt Assembly * Aft Interstage Assembly * Environmental Control * Engine Start Sequence * Engine Cutoff * Cutoff Sequence * Restart * Propellants * Oxygen/Hydrogen Burner * Propellant Conditioning * Propellant Venting * LOX System * LOX Fill And Drain * LOX Engine Supply * LOX Tank Pressurization * Prepressurization * Pressurization * Repressurization * Ordnance * Separation System * Ullage Rocket System * much more.