Apollo 6 was Launched as Second Flight of Saturn V

Second A-type Mission of the US Apollo Program

Apollo 6 was Launched as Second Flight of Saturn V

NASA is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. It was established in 1958 and success the national advisory committee for aeronautics and aerospace research.

Since its establishment most us space exploration efforts have been led by NASA including the Apollo moon landing mission the Skylab space station. It supports the international space station and is overseeing the development of the Orion Multi- purpose crew vehicle. It’s also responsible for the launch service program which program which provides oversight of launch operation and countdown management for unmanned NASA launches.

In 1968 April 4 Apollo 6 was launched as second flight of Saturn V. It was the second A-type mission of the United States Apollo program an unmanned test of the Saturn v launch Vehicle and also the final unmanned Apollo test mission. The main objectives of the flight were to demonstrate trans-lunar injection capability of the Saturn V with a simulated payload equal to about 80% of a full Apollo Spacecraft, Apollo 4 and Apollo 6 experienced problem right from the start. The two minutes into the fight, the rocket experienced severe pogo Oscillation for about 30 second. George Mueller explained the cause to a congressional hearing.

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