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Failure of Apollo Saturn V Liquid Oxygen Loading System

  • W. I. Moore
  • R. J. Arnold
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 13)

Abstract

The mechanical portion of the transfer system for loading the Saturn V vehicle with liquid oxygen (LOX) consists essentially of a storage vessel, two main transfer pumps with speed controllers, two replenish pumps with speed controllers, a vaporizer for storage vessel pressurization, two transfer lines and associated piping and valves.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. I. Moore
    • 1
  • R. J. Arnold
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA John F. Kennedy Space CenterKennedy Space CenterUSA

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