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Oct. 1 LADEE Trajectory Update: LADEE leaves Earth

 

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LADEE on 10-1-2013 16:56 UTC (Earth-Centered Inertial View)

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LADEE on 10-1-2013 16:56 UTC (Rotating Coordinate Frame)

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LADEE on 10-1-2013 16:56 UTC (Top View)

 

 

LADEE passed perigee this morning near 4 AM PDT and is now headed for the Moon.  Currently the spacecraft is above GEO, with the TCM-1 maneuver coming at 3 PM PDT today (1 Oct. 2013)