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Apollo Direct SM
Part of Apollo CSM Family
American manned spacecraft module. Study 1961. The Service Module housed the fuel cells, environmental control, and other major equipment items required for the mission.

Status: Study 1961. Payload: 520 kg (1,140 lb). Gross mass: 10,624 kg (23,421 lb). Unfuelled mass: 1,784 kg (3,933 lb). Height: 2.60 m (8.50 ft). Diameter: 2.85 m (9.35 ft).

It also provided the propulsion requirements for lunar launch through transearth midcourse corrections. The same basic engine would used as on the terminal landing module with the throttling feature removed and a radiation cooled skirt added to provide an expansion ratio of 40:1.

Family: Manned spacecraft module. People: McDonnell. Country: USA. Spacecraft: Apollo Direct 2-Man, Gemini Lunar Lander. Propellants: N2O4/MMH. Agency: NASA.



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