Into lunar orbit

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As Apollo 11’s trajectory was predicted to produce a closest approach to the Moon of 62 (±2) nautical miles, as against the nominal 60, Glynn Lunney, leading the overnight Black Team, decided to cancel midcourse correction 4 and, as the crew would not now require to devote lime to a P52 platform realignment and the other chores for the manoeuvre, he also decided to extend the sleep period either by two hours or until the astronauts awoke of their own accord.


Close Approach Orbit Orbit Sleep Period Lunar Orbit World Book 
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