Apollo 14 Timeline

 

 

Event

GET

(hhh:mm:ss)

GMT

Time

GMT

Date

Terminal countdown started.

-028:00:00

06:00:00

30 Jan 1971

Scheduled 9-hour 23-minute hold at T-9 hours.

-009:00:00

01:00:00

31 Jan 1971

Countdown resumed at T-9 hours.

-009:00:00

10:23:00

31 Jan 1971

Scheduled 1-hour hold at T-3 hours 30 minutes.

-003:30:00

15:53:00

31 Jan 1971

Countdown resumed at T-3 hours 30 minutes.

-003:30:00

16:53:00

31 Jan 1971

Unscheduled 40-minute 2-second weather hold at T-8 minutes.

-000:08:00

20:15:00

31 Jan 1971

Countdown resumed at T-8 minutes.

-000:08:00

20:55:02

31 Jan 1971

Guidance reference release.

-000:00:16.960

21:02:45

31 Jan 1971

S-IC engine start command.

-000:00:08.9

21:02:53

31 Jan 1971

S-IC engine ignition (#5).

-000:00:06.5

21:02:55

31 Jan 1971

All S-IC engines thrust OK.

-000:00:01.6

21:03:00

31 Jan 1971

Range zero.

000:00:00.00

21:03:02

31 Jan 1971

All holddown arms released (1st motion) (1.05 g).

000:00:00.2

21:03:02

31 Jan 1971

Liftoff (umbilical disconnected).

000:00:00.57

21:03:02

31 Jan 1971

Tower clearance yaw maneuver started.

000:00:01.958

21:03:04

31 Jan 1971

Yaw maneuver ended.

000:00:09.896

21:03:11

31 Jan 1971

Pitch and roll maneuver started.

000:00:12.814

21:03:14

31 Jan 1971

Roll maneuver ended.

000:00:28.000

21:03:30

31 Jan 1971

Mach 1 achieved.

000:01:08.0

21:04:10

31 Jan 1971

Maximum bending moment (116,000,000 lbf-in).

000:01:16

21:04:18

31 Jan 1971

Maximum dynamic pressure (655.80 lb/ft2).

000:01:21.0

21:04:23

31 Jan 1971

S-IC center engine cutoff command.

000:02:15.14

21:05:17

31 Jan 1971

Pitch maneuver ended.

000:02:44.088

21:05:46

31 Jan 1971

S-IC outboard engine cutoff.

000:02:44.10

21:05:46

31 Jan 1971

S-IC maximum total inertial acceleration (3.82 g).

000:02:44.18

21:05:46

31 Jan 1971

S-IC maximum Earth-fixed velocity.

000:02:44.59

21:05:46

31 Jan 1971

S-IC/S-II separation command.

000:02:44.8

21:05:46

31 Jan 1971

S-II engine start command.

000:02:45.5

21:05:47

31 Jan 1971

S-II ignition.

000:02:46.5

21:05:48

31 Jan 1971

S-II aft interstage jettisoned.

000:03:14.8

21:06:16

31 Jan 1971

Launch escape tower jettisoned.

000:03:20.7

21:06:22

31 Jan 1971

Iterative guidance mode initiated.

000:03:25.912

21:06:27

31 Jan 1971

S-IC apex.

000:04:31.8

21:07:33

31 Jan 1971

S-II center engine cutoff.

000:07:43.09

21:10:45

31 Jan 1971

S-II maximum total inertial acceleration (1.81 g).

000:07:43.17

21:10:45

31 Jan 1971

S-IC impact (theoretical).

000:09:06.2

21:12:08

31 Jan 1971

S-II outboard engine cutoff.

000:09:19.05

21:12:21

31 Jan 1971

S-II/S-IVB separation command.

000:09:20.00

21:12:22

31 Jan 1971

S-II maximum Earth-fixed velocity

000:09:20.07

21:12:22

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 1st burn start command.

000:09:20.1

21:12:22

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 1st burn ignition.

000:09:23.4

21:12:25

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB ullage case jettisoned.

000:09:31.8

21:12:33

31 Jan 1971

S-II apex.

000:10:00.2

21:13:02

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 1st burn cutoff command.

000:11:40.56

21:14:42

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 1st burn maximum total inertial acceleration (0.67 g).

000:11:40.66

21:14:42

31 Jan 1971

Earth orbit insertion. S-IVB 1st burn maximum Earth-fixed velocity.

000:11:50.56

21:14:52

31 Jan 1971

Maneuver to local horizontal attitude started.

000:12:02.092

21:15:04

31 Jan 1971

Orbital navigation started.

000:13:22.323

21:16:24

31 Jan 1971

S-II impact (theoretical).

000:20:46.3

21:23:48

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 2nd burn restart preparation.

002:18:54.20

23:21:56

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 2nd burn restart command.

002:28:24.10

23:31:26

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 2nd burn ignition.

002:28:32.40

23:31:34

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 2nd burn cutoff.

002:34:23.24

23:37:25

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 2nd burn maximum total inertial acceleration (1.45 g).

002:34:23.34

23:37:25

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB 2nd burn maximum Earth-fixed velocity.

002:34:23.67

23:37:25

31 Jan 1971

S-IVB safing procedures started.

002:34:23.9

23:37:25

31 Jan 1971

Translunar injection.

002:34:33.24

23:37:35

31 Jan 1971

Orbital navigation started.

002:36:54.841

23:39:56

31 Jan 1971

Maneuver to local horizontal attitude started.

002:36:55.064

23:39:57

31 Jan 1971

Maneuver to transposition and docking attitude started.

002:51:04.339

23:54:06

31 Jan 1971

Maneuver to transposition and docking attitude ended.

002:55:23.37

23:58:25

31 Jan 1971

CSM separated from S-IVB.

003:02:29.4

00:05:31

01 Feb 1971

TV transmission started.

003:05

00:08

01 Feb 1971

1st docking attempt - 1st contact.

003:13:53.7

00:16:55

01 Feb 1971

1st docking attempt - 2nd contact.

003:14:01.5

00:17:03

01 Feb 1971

1st docking attempt - 3rd contact.

003:14:04.45

00:17:06

01 Feb 1971

1st docking attempt - 4th contact.

003:14:09.0

00:17:11

01 Feb 1971

2nd docking attempt.

003:14:43.7

00:17:45

01 Feb 1971

3rd docking attempt.

003:16:43.4

00:19:45

01 Feb 1971

4th docking attempt.

003:23:41.7

00:26:43

01 Feb 1971

5th docking attempt.

004:32:29.3

01:35:31

01 Feb 1971

6th docking attempt.

004:56:44.9

01:59:46

01 Feb 1971

CSM docked with LM/S-IVB (initial docking latch triggered).

004:56:56.7

01:59:58

01 Feb 1971

TV transmission ended.

005:00

02:03

01 Feb 1971

CSM/LM ejected from S-IVB (RCS ignition).

005:47:14.4

02:50:16

01 Feb 1971

CSM/LM ejected from S-IVB (RCS cutoff).

005:47:21.3

02:50:23

01 Feb 1971

Maneuver to attitude for S-IVB APS evasive burn initiated.

005:55:30

02:58:32

01 Feb 1971

S-IVB APS evasive maneuver ignition.

006:04:01.7

03:07:03

01 Feb 1971

S-IVB APS evasive maneuver cutoff.

006:05:21.9

03:08:23

01 Feb 1971

Maneuver to S-IVB LOX dump attitude initiated.

006:13:43.0

03:16:45

01 Feb 1971

S-IVB lunar impact maneuver - CVS vent for lunar targeting velocity change

   started.

 

006:20:40.5

 

03:23:42

 

01 Feb 1971

S-IVB lunar impact maneuver - LOX dump started.

006:25:20.5

03:28:22

01 Feb 1971

S-IVB lunar impact maneuver - CVS vent for lunar targeting velocity change

   started.

 

006:25:40.5

 

03:28:42

 

01 Feb 1971

S-IVB lunar impact maneuver - LOX dump ended.

006:26:08.5

03:29:10

01 Feb 1971

Maneuver to attitude required for final S-IVB APS burn initiated.

008:43:41.0

05:46:43

01 Feb 1971

S-IVB lunar impact maneuver - APS ignition.

008:59:59.0

06:03:01

01 Feb 1971

S-IVB lunar impact maneuver - APS cutoff.

009:04:11.2

06:07:13

01 Feb 1971

TV transmission started.

011:00

08:03

01 Feb 1971

Hatch, probe, and drogue removed for inspection.

011:30

08:33

01 Feb 1971

TV transmission ended.

012:12

09:15:02

01 Feb 1971

Midcourse correction ignition (SPS).

030:36:07.91

03:39:09

02 Feb 1971

Midcourse correction cutoff.

030:36:18.10

03:39:20

02 Feb 1971

Earth darkside dim-light photography.

031:00

04:03

02 Feb 1971

S-IVB photography.

034:00

07:03

02 Feb 1971

Lunar topographic camera unstowed and checked out.

034:15

07:18

02 Feb 1971

Bistatic radar frequency check.

052:00

01:03

03 Feb 1971

Mission clock updated (000:040:02.9 added).

054:53:36

03:56:38

03 Feb 1971

LM pressurization started.

059:50

08:53

03 Feb 1971

TV transmission started.

060:05

09:08

03 Feb 1971

Preparation for LM ingress.

060:10

09:13

03 Feb 1971

CDR and LMP entered LM.

060:30

09:33

03 Feb 1971

TV transmission ended.

060:42

09:45

03 Feb 1971

LM system checks.

061:40

10:43

03 Feb 1971

Water dump photography.

061:50

10:53

03 Feb 1971

CDR and LMP entered CM.

062:20

11:23

03 Feb 1971

Equigravisphere.

066:09:01

15:12:03

03 Feb 1971

LM cabin pressurized.

075:20

00:23

04 Feb 1971

Midcourse correction ignition (SPS).

076:58:11.98

02:01:14

04 Feb 1971

Midcourse correction cutoff.

076:58:12.63

02:01:14

04 Feb 1971

LM ascent battery test started.

078:20

03:23

04 Feb 1971

LM ascent battery test ended.

080:20

05:23

04 Feb 1971

Lunar orbit insertion ignition (SPS).

081:56:40.70

06:59:42

04 Feb 1971

Lunar orbit insertion cutoff.

082:02:51.54

07:05:53

04 Feb 1971

S-IVB impact on lunar surface.

082:37:53.4

07:40:55

04 Feb 1971

CSM landmark tracking.

085:10

10:13

04 Feb 1971

Descent orbit insertion ignition (SPS).

086:10:52.97

11:13:55

04 Feb 1971

Descent orbit insertion cutoff.

086:11:13.78

11:14:15

04 Feb 1971

CSM landmark tracking.

087:10

12:13

04 Feb 1971

Descartes photographed.

088:50

13:53

04 Feb 1971

LM pressurized.

101:05

02:08

05 Feb 1971

Docking tunnel opened. CDR and LMP entered LM.

101:20

02:23

05 Feb 1971

LM activation and system checks.

101:30

02:33

05 Feb 1971

CSM/LM undocking and separation ignition (SM RCS).

103:47:41.6

04:50:43

05 Feb 1971

CSM/LM undocking and separation cutoff.

103:47:44.3

04:50:46

05 Feb 1971

CSM landmark tracking.

104:20

05:23

05 Feb 1971

LM landing site observation.

104:30

05:33

05 Feb 1971

CSM orbit circularization ignition (SPS).

105:11:46.11

06:14:48

05 Feb 1971

CSM orbit circularization cutoff.

105:11:50.13

06:14:52

05 Feb 1971

Checkout of LM descent propulsion system and landing radar.

105:40

06:43

05 Feb 1971

CSM landmark tracking.

106:20

07:23

05 Feb 1971

CSM orbital science photography.

107:50

08:53

05 Feb 1971

LM landing radar on.

107:51:18.66

08:54:20

05 Feb 1971

LM false “data good” indications from landing radar.

107:52:46.66

08:55:48

05 Feb 1971

LM landing radar switched to low scale.

107:57:34.66

09:00:36

05 Feb 1971

LM loading abort bit work-around routine started.

107:58:13.80

09:01:15

05 Feb 1971

LM ullage on.

108:02:19.12

09:05:21

05 Feb 1971

LM powered descent engine ignition (DPS).

108:02:26.52

09:05:28

05 Feb 1971

LM manual throttle-up to full throttle position.

108:02:53.80

09:05:55

05 Feb 1971

LM manual target (landing site) update.

108:04:49.80

09:07:51

05 Feb 1971

LM throttle down.

108:08:47.68

09:11:49

05 Feb 1971

LM landing radar switched to high scale.

108:08:50.66

09:11:52

05 Feb 1971

LM landing radar velocity data good.

108:09:10.66

09:12:12

05 Feb 1971

LM landing radar range data good.

108:09:12.66

09:12:14

05 Feb 1971

LM altitude updates enabled.

108:09:35.80

09:12:37

05 Feb 1971

LM approach phase program selected.

108:11:09.80

09:14:11

05 Feb 1971

LM pitchover started.

108:11:10.42

09:14:12

05 Feb 1971

LM landing radar redesignation enabled.

108:11:51.56

09:14:53

05 Feb 1971

LM radar antenna to position 2.

108:11:52.66

09:14:54

05 Feb 1971

LM attitude hold mode selected.

108:13:07.86

09:16:09

05 Feb 1971

LM landing phase program selected.

108:13:09.80

09:16:11

05 Feb 1971

LM lunar landing (left pad touchdown).

108:15:09.30

09:18:11

05 Feb 1971

LM powered descent engine cutoff.

108:15:11.13

09:18:13

05 Feb 1971

LM right, forward, and aft pad touchdown.

108:15:11.40

09:18:13

05 Feb 1971

CSM landmark tracking.

109:30

10:33

05 Feb 1971

LM lunar surface navigation.

110:00

11:03

05 Feb 1971

CSM Gegenschein photography.

110:40

11:43

05 Feb 1971

CSM backward-looking zero phase observations.

111:20

12:23

05 Feb 1971

CSM forward-looking zero phase observations.

112:20

13:23

05 Feb 1971

CSM zodiacal light photography.

112:50

13:53

05 Feb 1971

1st EVA started (LM cabin depressurization started).

113:39:11

14:42:13

05 Feb 1971

Egress started CDR). Pre-egress operations started (LMP).

113:47

14:50

05 Feb 1971

1st EVA television transmission started.

113:50

14:53

05 Feb 1971

CDR on lunar surface. Environmental familiarization, modular equipment

   transporter unloading, and television deployment (CDR).

 

113:51

 

14:54

 

05 Feb 1971

LMP egress.

113:55

14:58

05 Feb 1971

Environmental familiarization, contingency sample collection (LMP).

113:57

15:00

05 Feb 1971

CSM tracking of landed LM.

114:10

15:13

05 Feb 1971

S-band antenna deployment started (CDR).

114:12

15:15

05 Feb 1971

Solar wind composition experiment deployed (LMP).

114:13

15:16

05 Feb 1971

Laser ranging retroreflector unloading started (LMP).

114:14

15:17

05 Feb 1971

Expendables transferred (CDR).

114:22

15:25

05 Feb 1971

LMP ingress.

114:23

15:26

05 Feb 1971

S-band antenna switching (LMP).

114:25

15:28

05 Feb 1971

LMP egress.

114:37

15:40

05 Feb 1971

Camera setup (LMP).

114:39

15:42

05 Feb 1971

United States flag deployed and photographed.

114:41

15:44

05 Feb 1971

LM and site inspection (CDR). Traverse to television started (LMP).

114:47

15:50

05 Feb 1971

TV panorama (LMP).

114:50

15:53

05 Feb 1971

Modular equipment transporter deployment (LMP). CSM landmark tracking.

115:00

16:03

05 Feb 1971

TV transfer to scientific equipment bay (CDR).

115:05

16:08

05 Feb 1971

Experiment package offloading started (CDR and LMP).

115:08

16:11

05 Feb 1971

TV positioning (CDR).

115:22

16:25

05 Feb 1971

Modular equipment transporter loading (CDR).

115:25

16:28

05 Feb 1971

Traverse to experiment package deployment site (CDR, LMP).

115:46

16:49

05 Feb 1971

Experiment package system interconnect, thumper and geophone unloading

  started (LMP).

 

116:03

 

17:06

 

05 Feb 1971

Experiment package system interconnect, passive seismic experiment offloading,

   laser ranging retroreflector deployment.

 

116:04

 

17:07

 

05 Feb 1971

Mortar offloaded (LMP).

116:26

17:29

05 Feb 1971

Charged particle lunar environment experiment deployment (CDR).

116:30

17:33

05 Feb 1971

Suprathermal ion detector experiment unloading and deployment (LMP).

116:34

17:37

05 Feb 1971

Deployment of experiment package antenna, passive seismic experiment, and

   laser ranging retroreflector and sample collection (CDR).

 

116:35

 

17:38

 

05 Feb 1971

CSM galactic survey photography.

116:40

17:43

05 Feb 1971

Penetrometer activity (LMP).

116:45

17:48

05 Feb 1971

Geophone deployment started (LMP).

116:47

17:50

05 Feb 1971

1st ALSEP data received on Earth.

116:47:58

17:51:00

05 Feb 1971

Thumper activity (LMP).

117:02

18:05

05 Feb 1971

CSM plane change ignition (SPS).

117:29:33.17

18:32:35

05 Feb 1971

CSM plane change cutoff.

117:29:51.67

18:32:53

05 Feb 1971

Mortar pack arming started (LMP).

117:37

18:40

05 Feb 1971

Return traverse started (CDR).

117:38

18:41

05 Feb 1971

Return traverse started (LMP).

117:42

18:45

05 Feb 1971

EVA closeout (LMP).

117:54

18:57

05 Feb 1971

Sample collection (CDR).

118:00

19:03

05 Feb 1971

EVA closeout (CDR).

118:03

19:06

05 Feb 1971

CSM Earthshine photography.

118:10

19:13

05 Feb 1971

LMP ingress.

118:15

19:18

05 Feb 1971

EVA ended (LMP).

118:18

19:21

05 Feb 1971

CDR ingress.

118:19

19:22

05 Feb 1971

1st EVA television transmission ended.

118:20

19:23

05 Feb 1971

1st EVA ended (cabin pressurization started).

118:27:01

19:30:03

05 Feb 1971

VHF bistatic radar test started.

119:10

20:13

05 Feb 1971

CSM orbital science photography.

129:30

06:33

06 Feb 1971

S-band bistatic radar test started.

129:45

06:48

06 Feb 1971

VHF and S-band bistatic radar tests terminated.

130:20

07:23

06 Feb 1971

2nd EVA started (cabin depressurization started).

131:08:13

08:11:15

06 Feb 1971

CDR egress.

131:13

08:16

06 Feb 1971

Familiarization and transfer of equipment transfer bag (CDR). LMP egress. CSM

   vertical and orbital science photography.

 

131:20

 

08:23

 

06 Feb 1971

Modular equipment transporter preparation (LMP).

131:21

08:24

06 Feb 1971

Modular equipment transporter loading (CDR).

131:28

08:31

06 Feb 1971

Lunar portable magnetometer offloading (CDR).

131:38

08:41

06 Feb 1971

Lunar portable magnetometer offloading (LMP).

131:39

08:42

06 Feb 1971

2nd EVA television transmission started.

131:40

08:43

06 Feb 1971

Evaluation of modular equipment transporter track (CDR).

131:43

08:46

06 Feb 1971

Lunar portable magnetometer operation (LMP).

131:44

08:47

06 Feb 1971

Departed LM for station A (CDR).

131:46

08:49

06 Feb 1971

Departed LM for station A (LMP).

131:48

08:51

06 Feb 1971

Station A activity (CDR/LMP).

131:54

08:57

06 Feb 1971

CSM galactic survey photography.

132:25

09:28

06 Feb 1971

Departed station A for station B (CDR/LMP).

132:26

09:29

06 Feb 1971

Station B activity (CDR/LMP).

132:34

09:37

06 Feb 1971

CSM lunar libration photography.

132:35

09:38

06 Feb 1971

Departed station B for station Delta (CDR/LMP).

132:39

09:42

06 Feb 1971

Station Delta activity (CDR/LMP).

132:42

09:45

06 Feb 1971

Departed station Delta for station B1 (LMP).

132:44

09:47

06 Feb 1971

Departed station Delta for station B1 (CDR/LMP).

132:45

09:48

06 Feb 1971

Station B1 activity (CDR/LMP).

132:48

09:51

06 Feb 1971

Departed station B1 for station B2 (CDR/LMP).

132:52

09:55

06 Feb 1971

Station B2 activity (CDR/LMP).

132:57

10:00

06 Feb 1971

Departed station B2 for station B3 (CDR/LMP).

133:00

10:03

06 Feb 1971

Station B3 activity (CDR/LMP).

133:14

10:17

06 Feb 1971

Departed station B2 for station C prime (CDR/LMP).

133:16

10:19

06 Feb 1971

Station C prime activity (CDR/LMP).

133:22

10:25

06 Feb 1971

Departed station C prime for station C1 (CDR/LMP).

133:38

10:41

06 Feb 1971

Station C1 activity (CDR/LMP).

133:40

10:43

06 Feb 1971

Departed station C1 for station C2 (CDR/LMP).

133:46

10:49

06 Feb 1971

Station C2 activity (CDR/LMP).

133:52

10:55

06 Feb 1971

Departed station C2 for station E (CDR/LMP).

133:54

10:57

06 Feb 1971

Station E activity (CDR/LMP).

134:00

11:03

06 Feb 1971

Departed station E for station F (CDR/LMP).

134:02

11:05

06 Feb 1971

Station F activity (CDR/LMP).

134:06

11:09

06 Feb 1971

Departed station F for station G (CDR/LMP).

134:09

11:12

06 Feb 1971

Station G activity (CDR/LMP).

134:11

11:14

06 Feb 1971

Departed station G for station G1 (CDR/LMP).

134:47

11:50

06 Feb 1971

Station G1 activity (CDR/LMP).

134:49

11:52

06 Feb 1971

Departed station G1 for LM (CDR/LMP).

134:52

11:55

06 Feb 1971

EVA closeout (CDR).

134:55

11:58

06 Feb 1971

EVA closeout (LMP).

134:57

12:00

06 Feb 1971

Solar wind composition experiment retrieved.

135:13

12:16

06 Feb 1971

CSM contingency photography of Descartes.

135:20

12:23

06 Feb 1971

EVA ended (LMP).

135:25

12:28

06 Feb 1971

EVA ended (CDR). Post-EVA activity operations prior to LM cabin

   repressurization (LMP).

 

135:35

 

12:38

 

06 Feb 1971

Post-EVA activity operations prior to LM cabin repressurization (CDR).

135:41

12:44

06 Feb 1971

2nd EVA ended (cabin repressurization started).

135:42:54

12:45:56

06 Feb 1971

LM cabin depressurized, equipment jettisoned, cabin repressurized.

136:40

13:43

06 Feb 1971

CSM landmark tracking started.

137:10

14:13

06 Feb 1971

CSM landmark tracking ended.

137:55

14:58

06 Feb 1971

Rendezvous radar activation and self-test.

138:40

15:43

06 Feb 1971

CSM backward-looking zero phase observations and orbital science

   photography.

 

139:00

 

16:03

 

06 Feb 1971

CSM forward-looking zero phase observations.

139:55

16:58

06 Feb 1971

LM lunar liftoff ignition (LM APS).

141:45:40

18:48:42

06 Feb 1971

Lunar ascent orbit cutoff.

141:52:52.1

18:55:54

06 Feb 1971

Vernier adjustment ignition (LM RCS).

141:56:49.4

18:59:51

06 Feb 1971

Vernier adjustment cutoff.

141:57:01.5

19:00:03

06 Feb 1971

Terminal phase initiation ignition.

142:30:51.1

19:33:53

06 Feb 1971

Terminal phase initiation cutoff.

142:30:54.7

19:33:56

06 Feb 1971

LM 1st midcourse correction.

142:45

19:48

06 Feb 1971

LM 2nd midcourse correction.

143:00

20:03

06 Feb 1971

Terminal phase finalize ignition.

143:13:29.1

20:16:31

06 Feb 1971

Terminal phase finalize cutoff.

143:13:55.8

20:16:57

06 Feb 1971

TV transmission started.

143:15

20:18

06 Feb 1971

TV transmission ended.

143:20

20:23

06 Feb 1971

TV transmission started.

143:28

20:31

06 Feb 1971

CSM/LM docked.

143:32:50.5

20:35:52

06 Feb 1971

TV transmission ended.

143:35

20:38

06 Feb 1971

Equipment and samples transferred to CM.

144:00

21:03

06 Feb 1971

LM ascent stage jettisoned.

145:44:58.0

22:48:00

06 Feb 1971

CSM/LM final separation ignition (SM RCS).

145:49:42.5

22:52:44

06 Feb 1971

CSM/LM final separation cutoff.

145:49:58.3

22:53:00

06 Feb 1971

Contamination control.

146:20

23:23

06 Feb 1971

LM ascent stage deorbit ignition (LM RCS).

147:14:16.9

00:17:18

07 Feb 1971

LM ascent stage fuel depletion.

147:15:33.1

00:18:35

07 Feb 1971

LM ascent stage impact on lunar surface.

147:42:23.7

00:45:25

07 Feb 1971

Apollo 12 LM impact point and Apollo 13 and Apollo 14 S-IVB impact points

   photographed.

 

147:45

 

00:48

 

07 Feb 1971

Transearth injection ignition (SPS).

148:36:02.30

01:39:04

07 Feb 1971

Transearth injection cutoff.

148:38:31.53

01:41:33

07 Feb 1971

Lunar photography.

148:55

01:58

07 Feb 1971

Cislunar navigation started.

163:30

16:33

07 Feb 1971

Cislunar navigation ended.

164:20

17:23

07 Feb 1971

Midcourse correction ignition (SM RCS).

165:34:56.69

18:37:58

07 Feb 1971

Midcourse correction cutoff.

165:34:59.69

18:38:01

07 Feb 1971

Cislunar navigation started.

165:40

18:43

07 Feb 1971

Cislunar navigation ended.

166:50

19:53

07 Feb 1971

Oxygen flow rate test attitude started.

167:25

20:28

07 Feb 1971

Oxygen flow rate test started.

167:50

20:53

07 Feb 1971

Oxygen flow rate test ended.

169:00

22:03

07 Feb 1971

Oxygen flow rate test attitude ended.

170:40

23:43

07 Feb 1971

Contamination control.

171:20

00:23

08 Feb 1971

TV transmission started.

171:30

00:33

08 Feb 1971

Inflight demonstrations started.

171:50

00:53

08 Feb 1971

Inflight demonstrations ended.

172:09

01:12

08 Feb 1971

TV transmission ended.

172:20

01:23

08 Feb 1971

Light flash experiment started.

190:50

19:53

08 Feb 1971

Light flash experiment ended.

191:50

20:53

08 Feb 1971

TV transmission started.

194:29

23:32

08 Feb 1971

TV transmission ended.

194:52

23:55

08 Feb 1971

Earth darkside dim-light photography.

197:44

02:47

09 Feb 1971

CM/SM separation.

215:32:42.2

20:35:44

09 Feb 1971

Entry.

215:47:45.3

20:50:47

09 Feb 1971

Communication blackout started.

215:48:02

20:51:04

09 Feb 1971

Communication blackout ended.

215:51:19

20:54:21

09 Feb 1971

S-band contact with CM established by recovery forces.

215:52

20:55

09 Feb 1971

Radar contact with CM established by recovery ship.

215:53

20:56

09 Feb 1971

Drogue parachute deployed

215:56:08

20:59:10

09 Feb 1971

Visual contact with CM established by recovery helicopter.

215:57

21:00

09 Feb 1971

Voice contact with CM established by recovery ship.

215:58

21:01

09 Feb 1971

Splashdown (went to apex-up).

216:01:58.1

21:05:00

09 Feb 1971

VHF beacon contact established with CM by recovery helicopter.

216:04

21:07

09 Feb 1971

Swimmers deployed to CM.

216:09

21:12

09 Feb 1971

Flotation collar inflated.

216:17

21:20

09 Feb 1971

Decontamination swimmer deployed.

216:24

21:27

09 Feb 1971

Hatch opened for crew egress.

216:37

21:40

09 Feb 1971

Crew in life raft.

216:38

21:41

09 Feb 1971

Crew aboard recovery helicopter.

216:45

21:48

09 Feb 1971

Crew aboard recovery ship.

216:50

21:53

09 Feb 1971

Crew entered mobile quarantine facility.

217:00

22:03

09 Feb 1971

CM aboard recovery ship.

218:06

23:09

09 Feb 1971

1st sample flight departed recovery ship.

246:52

03:55

11 Feb 1971

Crew departed recovery ship.

260:43

17:46

11 Feb 1971

1st sample flight arrived in Houston, TX.

263:54

20:57

11 Feb 1971

Crew arrived at Ellington AFB, Houston

276:31

09:34

12 Feb 1971

Crew in Lunar Receiving Laboratory, Houston.

278:32

11:35

12 Feb 1971

Mobile quarantine facility and CM offloaded in Hawaii.

408:27

21:30

17 Feb 1971

Mobile quarantine facility arrived in Houston.

418:37

07:40

18 Feb 1971

CM RCS deactivation completed.

457:57

23:00

19 Feb 1971

CM arrived in Houston.

528:42

21:45

22 Feb 1971

CM delivered to Lunar Receiving Laboratory.

530:27

23:30

22 Feb 1971

Crew released from quarantine.

 

 

27 Feb 1971

CM arrived at contractor’s facility in Downey, CA.

 

 

08 Apr 1971

Lunar samples released.

 

 

04 Apr 1971

ALSEP central station turned off by ground command.

 

 

30 Sep 1977

 

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