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Gemini 8

NSSDCA ID: 1966-020A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1966-03-16 at 16:41:02 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Titan II
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Decay Date: 1966-03-17

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start: 1966-03-16 11:41:02 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1966-03-16 16:39:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
159.9 km271.9 km88.83 minutes28.91°0.00849
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start: 1966-03-16 16:39:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1966-03-16 21:45:49 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
293.9 km298.6 km90.55 minutes29.02°0.00035
Type: Lander
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start: 1966-03-16 22:22:28 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1966-03-16 22:22:28 UTC
Lander Coordinates
  Latitude: 25.22°
  Longitude: 136°

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
kmkilometer1,000 m
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