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Luna 3

NSSDCA ID: 1959-008A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1959-10-04 at 02:24:00 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 1st Generation Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Decay Date: 1960-04-20

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start: 1959-10-03 22:24:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1960-04-27 20:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
40,300 km476,500 km22,700 minutes73.8°0.82369

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
kmkilometer1,000 m
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