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DarkLord

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I am looking for some drawings or artists impressions of the Saturn Rocket. Before it officially became the Saturn 1, it was to have a Titan 2 missile (complete) as upper stages. If any of you know of locations I would be most grateful. It is a model project I am working on. A, what if, timeline.
 

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hi Darklord

there were several proposal for that Saturn I
Saturn A-1 with Titan 1 and Centaur
Saturn I & II for Project Horizon

but none with Saturn I with complet Titan 2 as upper stage

more info here
http://www.astronautix.com/lvs/saturni.htm
http://www.astronautix.com/craft/hortpost.htm
 

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Thank you, I have a little on Project Horizon. The pictures will augment what I have as well.
 

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And the Saturn story;


http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19740004382_1974004382.pdf
 

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So represented a moonfall in 1961 to NASA of the Apollo spaceship by means of a method of direct flight on a lunar surface (Direct Ascent)
http://geek-mag.com/posts/216025/
 

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Tripped across this model at the San Diego Air & Space Museum's (SDASM) Flickr photostream. It is a photo of a model, featuring the caption "Saturn Model - Saturn D." The little I have been able to find on the "Saturn D" is from the NASA Authorization for Fiscal Year 1967 Sentate hearing notes, in the context of Lunar Mission studies, Page 555:

2. Saturn D (Nuclear Rocket Upper State) Mission Studies," Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., August 1962, contract NAS8-1601
3. Saturn D Nuclear Rocket Upper State Mission Study," General Dynamics Astronautics, August 1962, contract NAS8-1600


Here's a link and the photo:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/31236821642/
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Came across additional photos (larger versions are available at the addresses linked above each photo):
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/31236822422/
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/31236824022/
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