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Mission Objective

Orbital flight test of S-IV second stage.   Result: Successful

Launch

January 29, 1964, 11:25:01 a.m. EST.

Launch on 01/27/64 scrubbed due to test flange left in S-1 stage liquid-oxygen (LOX) replenishment line, preventing flow of LOX to vehicle; 73-minute hold on 01/29/64 due to interference in C-band radar and command destruct frequencies.

Orbit

Altitude: 262km Apogee, 785km Perigee
Inclination: xxx degrees 
Orbits: (orbital) 
Duration: Days, hours, min, seconds 
Distance:

Landing

January 29, 1964

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Spacecraft

 


Payload

Live second stage, 
Instrument unit, 
ballasted Jupiter nose cone.


Milestones

08/21/63 - S-1 Stage ondock at KSC

09/21/63 - S-IV Stage ondock at KSC 

08/21/63 - S-IU ondock at KSC 

01/29/64 - Launch

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