Lunar Prospector Status Report #31
May 7, 1998 - 1:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. PST)
The Lunar Prospector spacecraft continues to perform very well
and instruments are collecting good data.
No commanding has been done in the last week. Results of the orbit trim performed last week show that the final orbit was reached as targetted, 88 km x 112 km.
Current spacecraft state (0000 GMT 5/7/98):
Downlink: 3600 bps
Spin Rate: 11.96 rpm
Spin Axis Attitude (ecliptic):
Latitude: 89.2 deg
Longitude: 75 deg
Periselene Alt: 88 km
Aposelene Alt: 112 km
Inclination: 90.9 deg
Period: 118 minutes
Eclipses: 43 minutes
Lisa Chu Thielbar
NASA Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000
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