Lunar Subsatellites[1]

 

 

Apollo 15

Apollo 16

 

 

 

Designations

 

 

International

1971 063D

1972 031D

NORAD

05377

06009

 

 

 

Deploy Conditions

 

 

GET

222:39:29.1

196:02:09

KSC Date

04 Aug 1971

24 Apr 1972

GMT Date

04 Aug 1971

24 Apr 1972

KSC Time

04:13:29 p.m.

04:56:09 p.m.

KSC Time Zone

EDT

EST

GMT Time

20:13:29

21:56:09

CM Revolution at Deploy

74

62

Weight (lbs)

78.5

90

 

 

 

Apolune (n mi)

76.3

66

Perilune (n mi)

55.1

52

Inclination (deg)

151.28

169.2810

Period (min)

119.75

119

Flight Path Angle (deg)

-0.60

-0.41

Heading Angle (deg)

-41.78

-79.43

Eccentricity

0.00935

0.0108

Weight (lbm)

79

93

 

 

 

Status

Selenocentric orbit, 1984

Impacted lunar surface

GET (hh:mm)

[Unknown]

1,034:37

KSC Date

[Unknown]

29 May 1972

GMT Date

22 January 1973

(ground support terminated)

29 May 1972

KSC Time

[Unknown]

03:31 p.m. EDT

GMT Time

[Unknown]

20:31

Revolutions

[Unknown]

425

Lunar Impact Latitude (deg N)

[Unknown]

[Unknown]

Lunar Impact Longitude (deg E)

[Unknown]

110


[1]Compiled from Apollo 15 Preliminary Science Report (SP-289); National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC) at the Goddard Space Flight Center, MD; Apollo 16 Preliminary Science Report (SP-315); and mission reports.

 

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