Apollo 8 Lunar Orbit Phase

 

 

 

 

Event

 

 

GET

(hhh:mm:ss)

 

 

Altitude

(n mi)

Space

Fixed

Velocity

(ft/sec)

 

Event

Duration

(sec)

 

Velocity

Change

(ft/sec)

 

 

Apolune

(n mi)

 

 

Perilune

(n mi)

Lunar orbit insertion ignition

069:08:20.4

75.6

8,391

 

 

 

 

Lunar orbit insertion cutoff

069:12:27.3

62.0

5,458

246.9

2,997

168.5

60.0

Lunar orbit circularization ignition

073:35:06.6

59.3

5,479

 

 

 

 

Lunar orbit circularization cutoff

073:35:16.2

60.7

5,345

9.6

134.8

60.7

59.7

 

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