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Apollo 13 Flight Path

Apollo 13 Flight Path

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Apollo 13 Flight Path
Apollo 13's flight trajectory, with major milestones. The S-IVB is the Saturn V rocket's 3rd stage, which was purposefully sent on a path to impact the lunar surface to help calibrate seismometers emplaced by Apollos 11 and 12. It was one of the few successful scientific outcomes of the mission.

Source: Apollo 13 Mission Report (PDF).

This image is in the public domain.

Original image data dated on or about September 1, 1970

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