Saturn SA-5 - Space launch mission detailed information
Saturn SA-5 5
29 JAN 1964
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Space Launch Complex 37B
First orbital test flight of the Saturn-IV upper stage of the Saturn-1 (Block-2) launch vehicle. The payload consisted of a ballasted and instrumented nosecone attached to the Saturn-IV stage.
The Saturn I was a rocket designed as the United States' first medium lift launch vehicle for up to 20,000-pound (9,100 kg) low Earth orbit payloads.