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LTA 2R, 10R


The LTA (Lunar Module Test Article) launched as a dynamic model representing the dynamic properties of a real lunar module.

These LTAs, launched on the first two test flights of the Saturn-5 rocket, consisted of the Lunar module structure, but replaced the systems (life support, propusion, etc.) with measurement equipment for the dynamic behaviour duing launch. The test articles remained attached to the Saturn-4B upper stage stage.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Instrumented dynamic simualtion payload
Operator: NASA
Configuration: Lunar Module structure attached to Saturn-4B stage
Propulsion: None
Mass: 12000 kg (#2R); 13400 kg (#10R)
Orbit: Solar orbit
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
LTA 2R 1968-025E 04.04.1968 CCK LC-39A P Saturn-5 with Apollo 6
LTA 10R 1967-113B 09.11.1967 CCK LC-39A Saturn-5 with Apollo 4

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