Apollo 4, AS-501, Launch Team

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Firing Room layout & assignments before AS-501

Firing room rack/console assignments prior to the first Saturn V launch. These assignments changed even before the AS-501 launch. Click on the photo to clarify and enlarge.

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AS-501 CDDT, Dr. Von Braun in the firing room

NASA photo 105-KSC-367-420-18 9-29-1967 von Braun and Donnelly in Firing Room 1 Row AB

Names, left to right; Bob Bruner, IBM, Ray Roberts, Paul Donnelly, Dr Von Braun (hard hat)

Spaceport News Article

Click on the below underlined title to read a pdf copy of the July 6, 1967 Spaceport News about Saturn V launch preparations at LC-39

Spaceport News Vol.6, No.14 Jul.6, 1967

Apollo 4, AS-501, Launch Vehicle Operations (LVO) Team Lists 

This is the LVO Apollo 4, AS-501, team list from vintage lists. These are the people listed as point of contact for that launch. The remainder of LVO also worked on the launch of AS-501, the first Saturn V. For the complete list of LVO people from the organization chart, click here.

LV-GDC

 

Lealman

Jaehne

Blocker

Moser

Davis

Branson

Wheeler

Jollay

Jewell

Kelly

Haynes

Hensley

Rouse

Bryan

Terry

Walker

Mellott

Penovich

Harper

Chambers

Ball

LaPorte

LV-INS

 

Edwards

Coopedge

Olufs

Perry

Raley

Fitzgerald

Jorolan

Conaway

Edwards

 

LV-MEC

 

Pickett

Corn

Rhodes

Ward

Dickinson

Scoville

de la Rosa

Robinson

Adams

Grumblatt

Humphrey

Newall

Marsh

Makoney

Schmid

Fannin

LV-TOM

 

Youmans

Kelly

Carlson

Childs

Sestile

Copeland

Bentti

Baltar

Pugh

Roberts

 

LV/LO

 

Petrone

Gruene

Rigell

 

LV-CAP

 

Paul

Medlock

Thompson

Prince

Dickison

 

 

One comment

  1. Louie Hemphill says:

    Worked the IBM Integration and Networks stations during the launch. Apollo/Saturn program was some of the hardest work and MOST fun of my young career!
    Have the cover sheet of the launch procedure signed by my team members along with Dr. Von Braun and other NASA leads.

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