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Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations
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Author and Affiliation:
Benson, C. D.(NASA, Washington, DC, United States);
Faherty, W. B.(NASA, Washington, DC, United States)
Abstract: The development of the Apollo f launch facilities and launch operations is described from the beginning of design through the final launch. Management techniques, innovation in automation, and testing on the ground to avoid failures in space are among the topics covered. The impact of the Apollo program on the citrus groves and quiet beaches of Florida's east coast is included.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1978
Document ID:
19790003956
(Acquired Nov 15, 1995)
Accession Number: 79N12127
Subject Category: GROUND SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND FACILITIES (SPACE)
Report/Patent Number: NASA SP-4204
Document Type: Technical Report
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; Washington, DC, United States
Organization Source: NASA; Washington, DC, United States
Description: 657p; In English; Original contains color and black and white illustrations
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: APOLLO PROJECT; CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX; FLORIDA; GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT; GROUND TESTS; MANNED SPACE FLIGHT; PRELAUNCH TESTS; PROJECT MANAGEMENT; SPACECRAFT LAUNCHING
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