Re: 50 years since Saturn 5 rocket test flight.

From: Edward Zigoy via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 15:47:40 -0800
remember it well 50 years on at 0600 CST, even the Cronkite window holding 
moment

-----Original Message----- 
From: Kevin Fetter via Seesat-l
Sent: Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 12:42
To: SeeSat-L_at_satobs.org
Subject: 50 years since Saturn 5 rocket test flight.

On Nov 9, 1967 the first test flight of the saturn 5 rocket occurred,

At

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_4

It gives the following

Orbital parameters

Reference system Geocentric
Regime Highly elliptical orbit
Perigee −204 kilometers (−110 nmi)[2]
Apogee 18,092 kilometers (9,769 nmi)
Inclination 31.9 degrees
Period 314.58 minutes (initial)


So who got to see the launch live, are on tv.

Kevin

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