Launch Windows[1]

 

 

Apollo 7

Apollo 8

Apollo 9

Apollo 10

Apollo 11

Apollo 12

Apollo 13

Apollo 14

Apollo 15

Apollo 16

Apollo 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Launch Window Opening

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

06 Dec 1972

KSC Time

11:00:00 a.m.

07:50:22 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.

03:23:00 p.m.

09:34:00 a.m.

12:54:00 p.m.

09:53:00 p.m.

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

16:00:00

12:50:22

16:00:00

16:49:00

13:32:00

16:22:00

19:13:00

20:23:00

13:34:00

17:54:00

02:53:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Launch Window Closing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

03:00:00 p.m.

12:31:40 p.m.

02:15:00 p.m.

05:09:00 p.m.

01:54:00 p.m.

02:28:00 p.m.

05:36:00 p.m.

07:12:00 p.m.

12:11:00 p.m.

04:43:00 p.m.

01:31:00 a.m.

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

01 Feb 1971

26 Jul 1971

16 Apr 1972

07 Dec 1972

GMT Time

20:00:00

17:31:40

19:15:00

21:09:00

17:54:00

19:28:00

22:36:00

00:12:00

16:11:00

21:43:00

06:31:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Window Duration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H:MM:SS

4:00:00

4:41:18

3:15:00

4:20:00

4:22:00

3:06:00

3:23:00

3:49:00

3:37:00

3:49:00

3:38:00

Minutes

240

281

195

260

262

186

203

229

217

229

218

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Targeted Lunar Sun

Elevation Angle (deg)

 

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6.74

 

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11.0

 

10.8

 

5.1

 

10.0

 

10.3

 

12.0

 

11.9

 

13.3


[1]Compiled from press kits, mission implementation plans, and mission reports.

 

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