General Background

 

 

Apollo 7

Apollo 8

Apollo 9

Apollo 10

Apollo 11

Apollo 12

Apollo 13

Apollo 14

Apollo 15

Apollo 16

Apollo 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission Type

C

C prime

D

F

G

H-1

H-2

H-3

J-1

J-2

J-3

Purpose

CSM piloted flight demonstration

in Earth orbit.

CSM piloted flight demonstration

in lunar orbit.

 

Lunar module piloted flight demonstration

in Earth orbit.

Lunar module piloted flight demonstration

in lunar orbit.

Manned lunar landing demonstration.

Precision piloted lunar landing demonstration and systematic lunar exploration.

Precision piloted lunar landing demonstration and systematic lunar exploration.

Precision piloted lunar landing demonstration and systematic lunar exploration.

Extensive scientific investigation of Moon on lunar surface and from lunar orbit.

Extensive scientific investigation of Moon on lunar surface and from lunar orbit.

Extensive scientific investigation of Moon on lunar surface and from lunar orbit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trajectory Type

Earth Orbital

Lunar Orbital

Earth Orbital

Lunar Orbital

Lunar Landing

Lunar Landing

Lunar Landing

Lunar Landing

Lunar Landing

Lunar Landing

Lunar Landing

Payload Description

Block II CSM, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM test article, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM, adapter, and LES.

Block II CSM, LM, adapter, and LES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Launch Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Launch Sites (Florida)

Cape Kennedy

Kennedy

Space Center

Kennedy

Space Center

Kennedy

Space Center

Kennedy

Space Center

Kennedy

Space Center

Kennedy

Space Center

Kennedy

Space Center

Kennedy

Space Center

Kennedy

Space Center

Kennedy

Space Center

Launch Complex

Complex 34

Complex 39A

Complex 39A

Complex 39B

Complex 39A

Complex 39A

Complex 39A

Complex 39A

Complex 39A

Complex 39A

Complex 39A

Geodetic Latitude (deg N)

28.521963

28.608422

28.608422

28.627306

28.608422

28.608422

28.608422

28.608422

28.608422

28.608422

28.608422

Geocentric Latitude (deg N)

28.3608

28.4470

28.4470

28.4658

28.4470

28.4470

28.4470

28.4470

28.4470

28.4470

28.4470

Longitude (deg E)

-80.561141

-80.604133

-80.604133

-80.620869

-80.604133

-80.604133

-80.604133

-80.604133

-80.604133

-80.604133

-80.604133

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Range Zero

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KSC Date

11 Oct 1968

21 Dec 1968

03 Mar 1969

18 May 1969

16 Jul 1969

14 Nov 1969

11 Apr 1970

31 Jan 1971

26 Jul 1971

16 Apr 1972

07 Dec 1972

KSC Time

11:02:45 a.m.

07:51:00 a.m.

11:00:00 a.m.

12:49:00 p.m.

09:32:00 a.m.

11:22:00 a.m.

02:13:00 p.m.

04:03:02 p.m.

09:34:00 a.m.

12:54:00 p.m.

12:33:00 a.m.

KSC Time Zone

EDT

EST

EST

EDT

EDT

EST

EST

EST

EDT

EST

EST

GMT Date

11 Oct 1968

21 Dec 1968

03 Mar 1969

18 May 1969

16 Jul 1969

14 Nov 1969

11 Apr 1970

31 Jan 1971

26 Jul 1971

16 Apr 1972

07 Dec 1972

GMT Time

15:02:45

12:51:00

16:00:00

16:49:00

13:32:00

16:22:00

19:13:00

21:03:02

13:34:00

17:54:00

05:33:00

Actual GMT Liftoff Time

15:02:45.36

12:51:00.67

16:00:00.67

16:49:00.58

13:32:00.63

16:22:00.68

19:13:00.61

21:03:02.57

13:34:00.58

17:54:00.59

05:33:00.63

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Durations (hhh:mm:ss)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ascent to Orbit (sec)

626.76

694.98

674.66

713.76

709.33

703.91

759.83

710.56

704.67

716.21

712.65

Earth Orbit

259:42:59

002:44:30.53

240:32:55.5

002:27:26.82

002:38:23.70

002:41:30.03

002:28:07.32

002:22:42.68

002:44:18.94

002:27:32.21

003:06:44.99

   Revolutions

163.0

1.5

151.0

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

2.0

Translunar Coast

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066:16:21.8

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073:22:29.5

073:05:34.87

080:38:01.67

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079:28:18.30

075:42:21.45

071:55:14.35

083:02:18.12

Time on Lunar Surface

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021:36:21

031:31:12

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033:30:29

066:54:54

071:02:13

074:59:39

Lunar Orbit

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020:10:13.0

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061:43:23.6

059:30:25.79

088:58:11.52

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066:35:39.99

145:12:41.68

125:49:32.59

147:43:37.11

   Revolutions

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10

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31

30

45

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34

74

64

75

CSM/LM Undocked

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006:22:50

008:10:05

027:51:00.0

037:42:17.9

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039:45:08.9

072:57:09.3

081:27:47

079:49:19

Transearth Coast

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057:23:32.5

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054:09:40.8

059:36:52.0

071:52:51.96

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067:09:13.8

071:07:48

065:13:16

067:34:05

CM Earth Entry (sec)

937

869.2

1,003.8

868.5

929.3

845.9

835.3

852.8

778.3

814

801

Mission Duration

260:09:03

147:00:42.0

241:00:54

192:03:23

195:18:35

244:36:25

142:54:41

216:01:58.1

295:11:53.0

265:51:05

301:51:59

Compiled from mission reports, launch vehicle reports, and other sources

Range Zero was the integral second before liftoff.

 

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