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Luna 21/Lunokhod 2

NSSDCA ID: 1973-001A

Launch Information

Launch Date/Time: 1973-01-08T06:55:38Z
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage and Escape Stages
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Decay Date: 1973-01-15

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start (UTC): 1973-01-08 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1973-01-08 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
183.00 km236.00 km88.54 minutes51.600°0.00400
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Moon
Epoch start (UTC): 1973-01-12 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1973-01-13 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
90.00 km100.00 km118.00 minutes60.000°0.00270
Regions Traversed
Type: Lander
Central Body: Moon
Epoch start (UTC): 1973-01-15 23:35:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1973-06-03 00:00:00
Lander Coordinates
  Latitude: 25.850°
  Longitude: 30.450°
Regions Traversed
  Lithosphere
  Planet
  The Moon

Apside Definitions

UnitDefinition
kmkilometers
 
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