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  Saturn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saturn's shape is visibly flattened at the poles and bulging at the equator (an oblate spheroid); its equatorial and polar diameters vary by almost 10% (120,536 km vs. 108,728 km).
Saturn's interior is similar to Jupiter's, having a rocky core at the center, a liquid metallic hydrogen layer above that, and a molecular hydrogen layer above that.
Saturn appears to the naked eye in the night sky as a bright, yellowish star varying usually between magnitude +1 and 0 and takes approximately 29 and a half years to make a complete circuit of the ecliptic against the background constellations of the zodiac.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saturn_(planet)   (2330 words)

 Saturn V - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Saturn I was in development, but had not yet flown, and due to its small size, it would require several launches to place in orbit all the components of a lunar spacecraft.
The Soviet counterpart of the Saturn V was the N-1 rocket.
Saturn V was also to be the launch vehicle for the nuclear rocket stage RIFT test program and the later NERVA.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saturn_V   (4515 words)

 Saturn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Saturn's rings remained unique in the known solar system until 1977 when very faint rings were discovered around Uranus (and shortly thereafter around Jupiter and Neptune).
Saturn is visibly flattened (oblate) when viewed through a small telescope; its equatorial and polar diameters vary by almost 10% (120,536 km vs. 108,728 km).
Saturn's interior is similar to Jupiter's consisting of a rocky core, a liquid metallic hydrogen layer and a molecular hydrogen layer.
www.seds.org /billa/tnp/saturn.html   (1441 words)

 Sega Saturn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sega Saturn (Japanese: セガサターン, Sega Saturn), a video game console of the 32-bit era, was released on November 22, 1994, in Japan and May 1995 in the United States; 170,000 machines were sold the first day of the Japanese launch.
From a development standpoint the architectural design problems of the Saturn meant that it quickly started losing out on third party support to the PlayStation; the main disadvantage of the Sega Saturn compared to the PlayStation was the lack of more flexible and correctly functioning hardware-aided transparency.
Japanese Saturn software usually comes packaged in a standard CD jewel case, often with a spinecard - a three-fold pieces of light cardboard that hugs the spine of the jewel case and is held in place by the overall shrinkwrap.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sega_Saturn   (3904 words)

 Saturn Observation Campaign
Saturn is high in the east at sunset and sets in the west-northwest at morning twilight.
Saturn becomes lost in the glare of the sun in June, but is more favorably placed for southern observers, standing 10 degrees high at sunset.
Saturn is in conjunction with the sun July 23 and cannot be observed by northern observers all month.
soc.jpl.nasa.gov /viewing.cfm   (1167 words)

 Saturn 5 rocket Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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A NASA official has denied a claim made by a book author that blueprints for the mighty Saturn 5 rocket used to push Apollo astronauts to the moon were lost.
The Saturn V (Saturn-5) was used for Nasa's late 1960's/early 1970's Apollo Moon Programme and for...
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 Saturn 5 Blueprints Safely in Storage
Shawcross said the Saturn 5 blueprints are held at the Marshall Space Flight Center on microfilm.
"The problem in recreating the Saturn 5 is not finding the drawings, it is finding vendors who can supply mid-1960's vintage hardware," he wrote, "and the fact that the launch pads and vehicle assembly buildings have been converted to space shuttle use, so you have no place to launch from.
In years past, rumors have abounded that in the 1970s the White House or Congress had the Saturn 5 plans destroyed "to prevent the technology from falling into the wrong hands".
www.space.com /news/spacehistory/saturn_five_000313.html   (689 words)

 Saturn 5 Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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This is the first stage of the huge Saturn 5 Rocket.
THE SATURN V. The Saturn V was the largest operational launch vehicle...
saturn.4infochest1.info /saturn-sky/saturn-5.html   (279 words)

 Bill's 14.5 inch Telescope Making Project
It had to be gently heated (not boiled) for over 5 hours in an old (but clean) pot before it became hard enough to use.
I also reduced the ratio of water to CEO from about a 5 to 1 to a 10 to 1 mixture and did not let the lap dry out.
(5) Before moving onto the next grit size, carefully examine the surface of the mirror with a magnifying glass and the reflection seen from a filament lamp, especially near the edge.
www.geocities.com /telescope1999/14-5inch.html   (12429 words)

 Paths of the Planets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As it turns out, Saturn will be in retrograde motion at the start of the semester, and will turn around and go back to normal motion by the end of the semester.
Saturn has dozens of moons, most are too faint to be seen without a small telescope.
You may be able to see 4 of its moons and the brightest are labeled on this chart which shows the approximate position of the brightest Saturn moons on March 2 at about 8pm.
www.ifa.hawaii.edu /users/kuhn/a110L/planetpaths.html   (377 words)

 Saturn V
Saturn IC stretched 240 inches with 5.6 million pounds propellant and 5 F-1A engines; S-II stretched 41 inches with 1.0 million pounds propellant...
Saturn IC stretched 240 inches with 5.6 million pounds propellant and 6 F-1 engines; S-II stretched 156 inches with 1.2 million pounds propellant and 7 J-2 engines; S-IVB stretched 198 inches with 350,000 lbs propellant, 1 J-2 engine....
Saturn IC stretched 240 inches with 5.6 million pounds propellant and 5 F-1A engines; S-II stretched 41 inches with 1.0 million pounds propellant and 5 J-2 engines; S-IVB stretched 198 inches with 350,000 lbs propellant, 1 HG-3 engine....
www.astronautix.com /lvfam/saturnv.htm   (1091 words)

 SPACE.com -- Apollo Moon Booster Still Flies as Detailed Model Rocket
A Saturn 5 lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on Apollo 16 in this picture by Moose Lavigne taken from the public viewing causeway using a Pentax camera with a 300 mm lens and a 2x adapter.
Enough components were built to fly three more Saturn 5's, but their flights were cancelled and the various stages all wound up in different places and assembled to present three full-sized historical exhibits in Florida, Texas and Alabama.
The Saturn 5 is a pricey $225 and the smaller Saturn 1B is $175.
www.space.com /missionlaunches/apollo11_020717.html   (1344 words)

 NASA Apollo Mission Apollo-1-- Apollo/Saturn Schedule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
NASA Associate Administrator for Manned Space Flight, Dr. George Mueller, said the new schedule and alternative plans provide a schedule under which a limited number of Apollo command and service modules and lunar landing modules configured for lunar landing may be launched on test flights toward the Moon by the end of the decade.
In the revised Apollo schedule, command, service, and lunar modules will be tested and qualified on concurrent unmanned flights of the Uprated Saturn and Saturn 5 launch vehicles.
It is possible that the lunar landing could be made on the Apollo/Saturn 509 but it is also possible that it may be delayed until one of the remaining six Saturn 5 flights.
history.nasa.gov /Apollo204/schedule.html   (372 words)

 Saturn C-5
The actual Saturn V would be derived from this, but with an increased-diameter third stage (6.61 m vs 5.59 m in C-5) and increased propellant load in S-II second stage.
Rosen Committee studies in November and December indicated that the most flexible choice for Apollo was the Saturn C-4, with two required for the earth orbit rendezvous approach or one for the lunar orbit rendezvous mission, with a smaller landed payload.
NASA announced a simplified terminology for the Saturn booster series: Saturn C-1 became "Saturn I," Saturn C-1B became "Saturn IB," and Saturn C-5 became "Saturn V." References: 16.
www.astronautix.com /lvs/saturnc5.htm   (968 words)

 MSN Encarta - Print Preview - Rocket (physics)
The amount of thrust developed by a rocket motor depends mainly on two factors, the velocity with which the burning gases leave the combustion chamber, and the mass of the burning gases.
Rockets may be divided into two principal classes, solid-propellant rockets, such as intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), and liquid-propellant rockets, such as the Saturn 5 space booster (See Guided Missiles).
In both types of rockets, the combustion chamber in which the fuel burns is called the motor.
uk.encarta.msn.com /text_761577900___1/Rocket_(physics).html   (368 words)

 Planetary Alignment on 5 May 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
What will actually happen at 10:08 on the morning of May 5 is that the Sun, Moon, and five of the planets will be within about 26 degrees of each other in our sky.
Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and the Moon will be east of the Sun, setting after the Sun in the evening sky.
In the evening twilight of May 4, Jupiter and Saturn will be too close to the Sun to be seen against the sunset glow, and Mars barely visible if at all.
www.saao.ac.za /news/align.html   (503 words)

 saturn 5 rocket Online - News, Information, Resources, Parts and Reviews of saturn 5 rocket Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Saturn V rocket may be gone but it will never be forgotten...
The largest rocket built at the time of the historic first missions to the moon, the Saturn V carried aloft...
Saturn 1 (SA-1) launched October 27, 1961 at 10:06 a.m.
www.carinfoonline.com /directory/saturn/saturn-5-rocket   (326 words)

 The Space Review: Decision point
The Michoud plant (used to build the 1st stage of the Saturn 5, and now used to produce space shuttle external tanks) is 40 feet high, and the Nova vehicle would be 50 feet in diameter.
The test stand for the Saturn 5, as being built at the time, could not be altered for a Nova configuration.
The Saturn 1 program as established today be retained and that, in accordance with progress made in S-IVB development, the Saturn 1 gradually be replaced by the Saturn 1B.
www.thespacereview.com /article/262/1   (2045 words)

 Section 380: The Moon Rocket Challenge
he Saturn V, developed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center under the direction of Wernher von Braun, was the largest in a family of liquid-propellant rockets that solved the problem of getting to the Moon.
The first manned Saturn V sent the Apollo 8 astronauts into orbit around the Moon in December 1968.
After two more missions to test the lunar landing vehicle, in July 1969 a Saturn V launched the crew of Apollo 11 to the first manned landing on the Moon.
www.hrw.com /science/si-science/earth/spacetravel/spacerace/SpaceRace/sec300/sec380.html   (701 words)

 The Space Review: The myth of heavy lift (page 1)
Some even allege that NASA destroyed the blueprints for the Saturn 5, a claim that is nothing more than an urban legend, albeit a remarkably long-lived one.
While no one is seriously considering resurrecting the Saturn 5, the plans on the drawing board now range from upgraded EELVs to shuttle-derived vehicles to “clean sheet” designs that could rival the Saturn 5 in capability.
The Saturn 5 was also not cheap to operate: the same source pegs the launch cost of a single Saturn 5 at $431 million in 1967, or over $2.4 billion a launch in 2004 dollars.
www.thespacereview.com /article/146/1   (1299 words)

 Cassini-Huygens: Spacecraft-Instruments-Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS)
Scientists anticipate that Cassini scientists will be able to use ISS to return hundreds of thousands of images of Saturn and its rings and moons.
Designed for exploring the entire Saturn system, the Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) onboard the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft performed well in delivering unusual images back to Earth during its Jupiter flyby.
The instrument will also study Saturn's rings, the surfaces of the moons orbiting Saturn and possibly discover new moons.
saturn.jpl.nasa.gov /spacecraft/instruments-cassini-iss.cfm   (274 words)

 Giving Opportunities - Saturn V Restoration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
With Your Support, We Are Saving the Saturn V! “With the assistance of funding from the Save America 's Treasures Program, matching donations from corporations and individuals and a grant from NASA, a climate controlled building has been erected to protect this national treasure”.
Once a valiant workhorse, the Saturn V has become an awe-inspiring symbol of American technological achievement.
Its Earth-bound retirement placed the precious Saturn V at risk of destruction, a victim of environmental attack and scarce resources.
www.nasm.si.edu /getinvolved/giving/saturnv   (282 words)

 Saturn 5 band Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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The Mapex Saturn may just be the last drum set you’ll ever buy.
saturn.4infochest1.info /saturn-problems/saturn-5-band.html   (296 words)

 Spaceflight Now | Ariane Mission Report | Mission Status Center
Saturday marked the second Ariane 5 rocket launch in 2004 and the 19th overall since the inaugural liftoff in 1996.
Ariane 5 rockets are assembled atop a mobile launching platform, then rolled to the pad the day prior to liftoff.
This will be the second Ariane 5 rocket launch in 2004 and the 19th overall since the inaugural mission in 1996.
www.spaceflightnow.com /ariane/v163/status.html   (3368 words)

 Dave's Sega Saturn Page
It's not nearly as impressive as it ought to be considering that I've been covering the Sega Saturn for such a long time, but I do have a few solid titles in my videogame collection.
My online life started with this Sega Saturn Page that was originally hosted on a personal AOL web server account before I eventually registered the sega-saturn.com domain name and started putting a little money into my little site dedicated to my favorite console and gaming company.
While not Saturn stuff, I also went ahead and bout Lunar The Silver Star and Sonic CD for the Mega CD and Gunstar Heroes, Dynamite Headdy and Bare Knuckle III for the Mega Drive.
www.sega-saturn.com   (2640 words)

 Saturn Family
1.64 CC LC-37B Saturn-SA 5 6 2 SA-6 Saturn-1 (Bl.-2) 28.
1.68 CC LC-37B LEM 1 (Apollo 5) 16 2 SA-502 Saturn-5 4.
7.69 CC LC-39A Apollo 11 (CSM 107) / LEM 5 22 7 SA-507 Saturn 5 14.11.69 CC LC-39A Apollo 12 (CSM 108) / LEM 6 23 8 SA-508 Saturn 5 11.
www.skyrocket.de /space/doc_lau_fam/saturn.htm   (479 words)

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