R. W. Carder

Peer Reviewed

Abstract: A FLIGHT to the moon and return requires an array of unique aerospace charts. The USAF Aeronautical Chart and Information Center has supported the charting requirements of NASA’s Manned Space Program commencing with eh first Mercury flight, followed by Gemini and finally the Apollo mission of landing astronauts on the moon. The various charts used fro liftoff, earth orbit, lunar orbit, lunar landing, lunar departure and earth recovery are discussed.
Published in: NAVIGATION: Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 19, Number 4
Pages: 344 - 354
Cite this article: Carder, R. W., "UNIQUE CHARTS FOR SPACE MISSIONS", NAVIGATION: Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 19, No. 4, Winter 1972-1973, pp. 344-354.
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