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Name of Image: Saturn V Instrument Unit (IU)
MIX #: 0100984
NIX #: 0100984 MSFC-0100984
Date of Image: 1968-01-01
Category: Saturn Apollo Program

Full Description: This illustration shows the major components of the instrument unit (IU). Developed and manufactured by International Business Machines, the IU is 3 feet high and 21 feet in diameter and mounted atop an S-IVB, between the third stage and the Apollo spacecraft. It contained the computers, all guidance, control, and sequencing equipment to keep the the launch vehicle properly functioning and on its course. The IU was essentially the same in both the Saturn IB and the Saturn V.
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Keywords: Saturn V, Instrument Unit, IU
MSFC Negative Number: 0100984
Reference Number: MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
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