Apollo 8 Translunar Phase

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event

 

 

 

 

GET

(hhh:mm:ss)

 

 

 

 

Altitude

(n mi)

 

 

Space

Fixed

Velocity

(ft/sec)

 

 

 

Event

Duration

(sec)

 

 

 

Velocity

Change

(ft/sec)

Space

Fixed

Flight

Path

Angle

(deg)

 

Space

Fixed

Heading

Angle

(E of N)

Translunar injection

002:56:05.51

187.221

35,505.41

 

 

7.897

67.494

CSM separated from S-IVB

003:20:59.3

3,797.775

24,974.90

 

 

45.110

107.122

Midcourse correction ignition

010:59:59.2

52,768.4

8,187

 

 

73.82

120.65

Midcourse correction cutoff

011:00:01.6

52,771.7

8,172

2.4

20.4

73.75

120.54

Midcourse correction ignition

060:59:55.9

21,064.5

4,101

 

 

-84.41

-86.90

Midcourse correction cutoff

061:00:07.8

21,059.2

4,103

11.9

1.4

-84.41

-87.01

 

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