Apollo 13 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 (LM DPS)

079:27:38.95

5,465.26

4,547.7

 

 

72.645

-116.308

Transearth injection cutoff

079:32:02.77

5,658.68

5,020.2

263.82

860.5

64.784

-117.886

Midcourse correction ignition (LM DPS)

105:18:28.0

152,224.32

4,457.8

 

 

-79.673

114.134

Midcourse correction cutoff

105:18:42.0

152,215.52

4,456.6

14.0

7.8

-79.765

114.242

Midcourse correction ignition (LM RCS)

137:39:51.5

37,808.58

10,109.1

 

 

-72.369

118.663

Midcourse correction cutoff

137:40:13.0

37,776.05

10,114.6

21.5

3.2

-72.373

118.660

SM separation

138:01:48.0

35,694.93

10,405.9

 

 

-71.941

118.824

LM jettisoned

141:30:00.2

11,257.48

17,465.9

 

 

-60.548

120.621

 

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