DESTINATION MOON: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program
 
 
Chapter 10 notes
 
 
 
1. Lunar Orbiter Project Office,, Langley Research Center, Lunar Orbiter Project Mission IV Description., April 26, 1967, p. 3.
 
2. Ibid., p. 4.
 
3. Project Lunar Orbiter, Narrative Analysis, Langley Research Center, March 15, 1967, and April 17, 1967.
 
4. Memorandum from SL/Manager, Lunar Orbiter Program, to SE/Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications (Engineering), April 14, 1967, pp. 2-3.
 
5. Ibid.
 
6. NASA, Executive Secretariat, Program and Special Reports Division, Space Flight Record, 1958-1968, December 31, 1968, p. 25.
 
7. Memorandum, SL/Manager to SE/Deputy Associate Administrator, p. 1.
 
8. Ibid., p. 2.
 
9. Lunar Orbiter Program Office, NASA, Post Launch Mission Operation Report (MOR) No. S-814ñ66ñ04, Lunar Orbiter IV Post Launch Report #1, May 5, 1967.
 
10. Ibid.
 
11. Ibid., p. 2.
 
12. Ibid., Lunar Orbiter IV Post Launch Report #3, May 9., l967.
 
13. Ibid., Lunar Orbiter Post Launch Report #4, May 11, 1967.
 
14. Costello interview.
 
15. Post Launch MOR S-814-66-04, Lunar Orbiter IV Post Launch Report #6, May 12, 1967.
 
16. Ibid.
 
17. Ibid., Lunar Orbiter IV Post Launch Report #7, may 15, 1967.
 
18. Ibid., Lunar Orbiter IV Post Launch Report #6, May 17, 1967.
 
19. Ibid., #9, May 22, 1967
 
20. Ibid., Lunar Orbiter Post Launch Report #10, May 22, 1967.
 
21. Ibid., Lunar Orbiter IV Post Launch Report #11, May 25, 1967.
 
22. Memorandum from Martin J. Swetnick, SL/Scientist, to File, June 1, 1967, Subject: Status of assessment of Lunar Orbiter IV radiation detector data. See also: Trutz Foelsche, "Radiation Measurements in LO I - V (Period August 10, 1966-January 30, 1968)," Langley Research Center, for a de tailed analysis of the data on radiation doses returned to Earth by the five Lunar Orbiter spacecraft.
 
23. Post Launch MOR S-814-66-04., Lunar Orbiter IV Post Launch #12, May 29, 1967.
 
24. Ibid.
 
25. Ibid., Lunar Orbiter IV Post Launch Report #13, June 5, 1967. The U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Chart and Information Center subsequently determined that of the total farside cover age of the Moon only 60% was usable for purposes of mapping (confirmed in a telephone conversation with Leon J. Kosofsty, Lunar Orbiter program engineer, September 15, 1967).
 
26. Ibid.
 
27. Memorandum from SL/Manager, Lunar Orbiter Program., to SL/Director, Lunar and Planetary Programs., Subject: Lunar Orbiter Mission 5 Planning, March 9, 19 7. See also Minutes of the March 7, 1967, meeting of the Mission V Planning Group., NASA Headquarters.
 
28. Minutes of the May 26, 1967, meeting of the Mission V Planning Group, p. 2.
 
29. Ibid.
 
30. Lunar Orbiter Mission V Description approved b the Ad Hoc Surveyor/Orbiter Utilization Committee on June 14, 1967, prepared by the Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center, July 8, 1967, pp. 2-3.
 
31. Ibid., pp. 4-7. The responsibilities for follow-on lunar exploration were assigned to the Apollo Program and were under the Apollo Lunar Exploration Program. This pro gram differed from the Apollo Applications Program, which was concerned with Earth-orbit applications of Apollo hard ware and technology.
 
32. Lunar Orbiter Mission V Description.
 
33. Ibid., pp. 11-13.
 
34. Ibid., pp. 18-21.
 
35. Ibid., p. 22. Wilhelms subsequently described each site which Lunar Orbiter V would photograph, giving its geographic location and the main features of scientific interest. Lunar Orbiter photographs of each site accompanied his descriptions. Mission IV photography proved extremely helpful in refining estimates of site freshness, in relocating Mission V sites, and in rejecting some previously selected sites.
 
36. Project Lunar Orbiter, Narrative Analysis, Langley Research Center, June 13, 1967 and July 10, 1967.
 
37. Status of Lunar Orbiter E, July 27, 1967.
 
38. Interview with A. Thomas Young2 Lunar Orbiter Pro ject Office, Langley Research Center, obtained during launch operations at Cape Kennedy, August 1, 1967.
 
39. Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center, Lunar Orbiter Project Mission Countdown Document LOTD-106-4, approved July 5, 1967. The document lists every command and milestone in the network countdown pro cedure, beginning at T minus 505 minutes. See also Lunar Orbiter Pro ram Office, NASA, Post Launch Mission Operation Report (MOR) No. S-814-67-07, Lunar Orbiter V Post Launch Report #1,, August 2, 1967.
 
40. Post Launch MOR s-814-67-07, Lunar Orbiter V Post Launch Report #2, August 3, 1967.
 
41. Ibid., Lunar Orbiter V Post-Launch Report #3, Aug ust 7, 1967.
 
42. Ibid., p. 2.
 
43. Lunar Orbiter V Photography, NASA CR-1094., prepared by the Boeing Company, June 1968. p. 140.
 
44. Ibid., pp. 140-141. Picture and computer schematic on pp. 142-143.
 
45. Post Launch MOR S-814-67-07, Lunar Orbiter V Post Launch Report #5, August 9, 1967.
 
46. Ibid., #8,, August 14, 1967.
 
47. Ibid., #10, August 21, 1967.
 
48. NASA Mission Objectives for Lunar Orbiter E, signed by Edgar M. Cortright for Homer E. Newell, July 25 and September 2, 1967, and Robert C. Seamans, Jr., July 26 and September 6, 1967.
 
49. Post Launch MOR S-43.8-67-07, Lunar Orbiter V Post Launch Report #11, September 7, 1967.
 
50. Ibid.
 
51. Lunar Orbiter Program Office, NASA, Termination of Active Lunar Orbiters: Present Plans for Terminating Active Lunar Orbiters II through V, Lunar Orbiter Item 29, September 11, 1967.
 
52. Memorandum from SL/Assistant Director for Lunar Flight Programs (Lee R. Scherer) to SL/D. Pinkler, Subject: Lunar Orbiter Program Highlights, September 13, 1967, pp. 1-2.
 
53. Information from Lunar Orbiter Program Office, NASA Headquarters; Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center; and Lunar Orbiter V Extended Mission Spacecraft Operations and Subsystem Performance, NASA CR-1142, prepared by the Boeing Company., August 1968, p. 121. 
 

 
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