Apollo 11 Landing
site Imaged 08-03-07 , 18 Inch Reflector , Infinity 2-1M Camera
The Information Listed Below Is
Provided By Personal Authorization From Christian Legrand Of VMA,
To Virtual Moon Atlas
Launch on 16 July 1969 / 13h 32mn (TU) from Cape Kennedy. Vehicle
3.9m diameter. Command Module Columbia (CM) 3.65 m high and 5.6
t. Service Module
(SM) 7.6 m long and 23.2 t. Lunar Module Eagle (LM) 6 m high. 4.2
m large and 15.1 t whom 10.85 t propellants.
Neil A. ARMSTRONG (Commander) Edwin E. ALDRIN (LM pilot) Michael
COLLINS (CSM pilot). First human landing on July 20. 1969 at 20h
17mn 40s. First
surface walk on 21 July at 2h 56mn 15s. 2h 31mn walk. Distance 250
m at 100 m maximum from LM.
21.4 kg collected rocks whom 2 drillings. Early Apollo Surface Experiments
Package (EASEP) with laser reflector. sismometer. solar wind measurement.
Solar panels. End of transmissions of EASEP on August 27. 1969.
Lift-off on July 21 at 17h 54mn. Surface time : 21h 26mn. Splash
down on July 24 at 16h 50 mn. Mission total duration : 8d 3h 18mn.
Longitude: 23.5° East
Latitude: 0.7° North
Area: Mare Tranquillitatis East part
Interest : Invisible formation
Observation period: Five days after New Moon or Four days after
Minimal Instrument: Invisible