Apollo 17 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

086:14:22.60

76.8

8,110.2

 

 

 

 

Lunar orbit insertion cutoff

086:20:55.76

51.2

5,512.1

393.16

2,988

170.0

52.6

1st descent orbit insertion ignition

090:31:37.43

51.1

5,512.7

 

 

 

 

1st descent orbit insertion cutoff

090:31:59.70

50.9

5,322.1

22.27

197

59.0

14.5

CSM/LM separation initiated

107:47:56

47.2

5,342.8

 

 

 

 

CSM/LM separation cutoff

107:47:59.4

 

 

3.4

1

61.5

11.5

CSM orbit circularization ignition

109:17:28.92

58.6

5,279.9

 

 

 

 

CSM orbit circularization cutoff

109:17:32.72

58.8

5,349.9

3.80

70.5

70

54

LM 2nd descent orbit insertion ignition

109:22:42

59.6

5,274.5

 

 

 

 

LM 2nd descent orbit insertion cutoff

109:23:03.5

59.6

5,267.0

21.5

7.5

59.6

6.2

LM powered descent initiation

110:09:53

8.7

5,550.3

 

 

 

 

LM powered descent cutoff

110:21:58

 

 

725

6,698

 

 

CSM orbital trim ignition

178:54:05.45

64.9

5,315.1

 

 

 

 

CSM orbital trim cutoff

178:54:42.95

 

 

37.50

9.2

67.3

62.5

CSM plane change ignition.

179:53:53.83

 

 

 

 

 

 

CSM plane change cutoff

179:54:13.88

60.5

5,341.1

20.05

366

62.8

62.5

LM lunar liftoff ignition

185:21:37

 

 

 

 

 

 

LM ascent orbit cutoff

185:28:58

8

5,542.3

441

6,075.7

48.5

9.1

LM vernier adjustment initiated

185:32:12

9.4

5,534.7

 

 

 

 

LM vernier adjustment cutoff

185:32:22

 

 

10

10.0

48.5

9.4

LM terminal phase initiation ignition

186:15:58

44.6

5,333.3

 

 

 

 

LM terminal phase initiation cutoff

186:16:01.2

 

 

3.2

53.8

64.7

48.5

CSM/LM docked

187:37:15

60.6

5,341.7

 

 

 

 

LM ascent stage jettisoned

191:18:31

60.6

5,343.4

 

 

 

 

CSM separation ignition.

191:23:31

 

 

 

 

 

 

CSM separation cutoff

191:23:43

 

 

12

2.0

63.9

61.2

LM ascent stage deorbit ignition

192:58:14

60.5

5,343.7

 

 

 

 

LM ascent stage deorbit cutoff

193:00:10

58.9

5,130.1

116

286.0

 

 

 

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