Apollo 8 Transearth 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)

Transearth injection ignition

089:19:16.6

         60.2

5,342

 

 

  -0.16

-110.59

Transearth injection cutoff

089:22:40.3

        66.1

8,842

203.7

3,519.0

   5.10

-115.00

Midcourse correction ignition

104:00:00.00

165,561.5

4,299

 

 

-80.59

   52.65

Midcourse correction cutoff

104:00:15.00

167,552.0

4,298

15.0

       4.8

-80.60

   52.65