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The Apollo Family Tree

Apollo Program at Astronautix

Image credit: NASA

Image source: NASA Johnson

Rogallo Wing

Apollo Program at Astronautix

Image credit: Ryan Aeronautical

Image source: SDASM Archives

Extended Apollo

An “extended” Apollo would be able to travel for several months in space. Garrett concepts of environmental system, cryogenic storage, life-support and attitude control can be adapted to this vehicle.

Space World

December 1964, VOL. A-14

Apollo X at Astronautix

Image credit: Marquardt Corporation

Image source: Numbers Station

Apollo X

The Marquardt Corporation is conducting studies under contract to North American’s Space and Information Systems Division on advanced rocket reaction control systems for Apollo X. The Extended Apollo Mission is depicted above in conjunction with a space laboratory system, one of several concepts to determine additional applications of the Apollo spacecraft by NASA. Marquardt’s four-engine reaction control system cluster is illustrated above on the surface of the Apollo X service module. Similar systems are being developed by Marquardt for the current Project Apollo lunar mission on both the service and lunar excursion module.

Space World

April 1965, VOL. B-4.18

Apollo X at Astronautix

Image credit: Marquardt Corporation

Image source: Numbers Station

Martin Apollo

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L. Apollo is pictured here by an artist of The Martin Co., one of three leading Space Age manufacturers awarded study contracts on project by NASA. Apollo was a god of Ancient Greece, son of Clymene and Titan. This is nicely appropriate, since Martin produces the mighty Titan intercontinental ballistic missile.

R. The Apollo lunar spacecraft planned to carry 3 crewmen on round trip between earth and the moon is shown above here enroute among the stars. Protruding fan-shapes are solar arrays to gather energy from sun for use aboard. Apollo was said to have been the triumphant participant in Olympic games. Homer called him the “god of prophecy.”

America’s Mightiest Missile

by Larry Eisinger
Arco Publishing, 1961

Apollo Martin 410 at Astronautix

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Mike Acs

Numbers Station

Booster Recovery

Saturn V at Astronautix

Image credit: Ryan Aeronautical

Image source: SDASM Archives

Flex-Wing/Saturn

Saturn V at Astronautix

Image credit: Ryan Aeronautical

Image source: SDASM Archives