It then provided the launch platform for the Ascent Stage to lift-off and return to orbit for re-docking with the Command Service Module.
What does AS stand for?
AS stands for Ascent Stage
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One of the most critical measurements was the spacecraft's tilt on the surface - a greater list than 12 degrees would doom the astronauts, since the ascent stage could not properly fire.