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Luna 18

NSSDCA ID: 1971-073A

Launch Information

Launch Date/Time: 1971-09-02T13:40:40Z
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage and Escape Stages
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Decay Date: 1971-09-11

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Moon
Epoch start (UTC): 1971-09-07 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1971-09-11 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1.05 RL1.06 RL119.00 minutes35.000°0.00136
Regions Traversed

Apside Definitions

UnitDefinition
RLLunar radii (1 RL = 1738 km)
 
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