Background . You ask a question and then answer it by stating Apollo 6 failed and thus the Saturn V was not ready for Apollo 7. Apogee Components - Saturn 1B {Kit} By Chan Stevens; Flights. (January 15, 2003) Great review.

The Saturn IB also was used for the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in 1975.

There was some incongruity in the numbering and naming of the first three uncrewed Apollo-Saturn (AS), or Apollo flights. From 1961 to 1968, the Saturn launch vehicles and components of the Apollo spacecraft were tested in uncrewed flights.. SATURN 1/1B - Vehicle uses: Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, Skylab Crewed Flights. The Saturn IB on pad.

American orbital launch vehicle. B.B. All I can say at the start is NASA Historians strike again.
The next manned test took place almost two years later, using a vastly improved Command Module. Test flights Uncrewed test missions. The Saturn 1 was developed as a heavy-lift launcher to launch large payloads to low Earth orbit. The first manned test was Apollo 1, which ended in tragedy when a fire in the Command Module killed all three astronauts aboard. The Saturn 1b was used for several unmanned tests flights between 1966 and 1968, which provided valuable information on how the hardware performed.

After the completion of the Apollo program, the Saturn 1B launched three missions to the Skylab space station in 1973. Roachwerks Custom Turnings - Saturn 1b Contributed by John Rowan-Stern.

From ProjectApollo. The Saturn IB (pronounced "Saturn one bee", also known as the uprated Saturn I) was an American launch vehicle commissioned by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the Apollo program.It replaced the S-IV second stage of the Saturn I with the much more powerful S-IVB, able to launch a partially fueled Apollo command and service module (CSM) or a fully fueled Apollo … Jump to: navigation, search.


The Saturn 1 was upgraded to the Saturn 1B for the Apollo Program to test the Apollo command module and lunar module in low Earth orbit. I recently bought the capsule with this project in mind and can use all the help I can muster to keep from screwing it up.

The Saturn 1B launched the Apollo spacecraft into Earth orbit to train for manned flights to the moon. All Saturn IB flights, beginning with SA-201, should carry operational spacecraft, including equipment for extensive testing of the spacecraft systems in earth orbit. The Saturn IB (Pronounced 'Saturn One-Bee') was an uprated version of the Saturn I, which featured a much more powerful second stage, the S-IVB. Comments: B.E. Consider doing one on the Little Joe that you built with the Apogee capsule. Saturn 1B. The Saturn IB was used to launch the Apollo 7 mission, ASTP mission and Skylab crew missions.