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LADEE Trajectory Update 10-9-13: LOI-2 nominal

9 Oct 2013, 13:23 UTC
LADEE Trajectory Update 10-9-13: LOI-2 nominal
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The LADEE Lunar Orbit Insertion burn 2 (LOI-2) executed as planned this morning at 3:38 PDT, placing LADEE into a 4 hr orbit. Things move much faster now for the spacecraft, and the Moon is looking a lot bigger. We originally captured with a periselene altitude near 560 km but our periselene has now been [...]

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