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Spacecraft Summary Weight Statement

Configuration: Apollo Lunar Module

Mass Property Section

Date: January 1969

     

Code

System

(U.S. Custom: lbs & ft)

Item Or Module

Craft

A

B

C

D

E

F

M

1

Aerodynamic Surface

             

2

Body Surface

1,042

978

       

2,020

3

Induced Envir. Prot.

342

328

       

670

4

Lnch Recov & dkg

50

480

       

530

5

Main Propulsion

469

1,113

       

1,582

6

Orient Control

344

13

       

357

7

Prime Power Source

369

573

       

942

8

Power Conv. & Dist.

464

67

       

531

9

Guidance & Navigation

78

43

       

121

10

Instrumentation

128

7

       

135

11

Communication

111

13

       

124

12

Environmental Control

291

97

       

388

13

Reserved Equipment

610

331

       

941

14

Personnel Provisions

98

53

       

151

15

Crew Sta. & Control

239

3

       

242

16

Range Safety & Abort

             

Subtotal Dry weight

4,635

4,099

       

8,734

17

Personnel

             

18

Cargo

             

19

Ordnance

26

26

       

52

20

Ballast

             

21

Residual Prop. & Serv. Item

120

270

       

390

Subtotal Inert Weight

4,781

4,395

       

9,176

22

Residual Prop. & Serv. Item

             

23

In flight losses

693

326

       

1,019

24

Thrust Decay Propellant

             

25

Full Thrust Propellant

4,979

17,334

       

22,313

26

Thrust Prop Buildup

             

27

Pre-ignition Losses

             
                 
                 

Total Gross Weight

10,453

22,055

       

32,508

Design Envelope (ft3)

750

850

         

Pressure Volume (ft3)

250

           

Design Envelope Surface Area (ft2)

550

550

         

Pressurized Surface Area(ft2)

             
               

Design g Max

             

Design Power Max (KW)

             

Design No. Man/Days

           

2/2

From the "Fundamental Techniques of Weight Estimating and Forcasting for Advanced Manned Spacecraft and Space Stations" by Willie Heineman, Jr.; NASA TN D-6349

A = Ascent Stage

B = Descent Stage

M = Manned Spacecraft

Early lunar lander technology, Leg operation

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