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I'd like to find the state of the Apollo LM at various times during the powered descent phase: its position relative to the Moon's surface and/or the final touchdown point; its attitude in space, and its velocity vector.

At minimum I'd like this for Apollo 11 at 102:40:00 (5 minutes 40 seconds before touchdown); similar data for other missions and other references times would be great as well.

My goal is an interactive simulation of the last few minutes of the descent; I'm trying to get a sensible set of starting conditions for the sim.

From the Apollo 11 mission report I've gotten a pitch and lateral velocity for the time in question, but not the other data I'm looking for.

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    $\begingroup$ A subset of space.stackexchange.com/q/40074/6944 Where is that Volume II??! $\endgroup$ – Organic Marble Jan 12 at 0:39
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    $\begingroup$ It turns out a former co-worker of mine might have worked on this reconstruction of the trajectory lroc.asu.edu/posts/1115 I've contacted him to find out if he can share the trajectory data. Will report back. $\endgroup$ – Organic Marble Jan 12 at 0:49
  • $\begingroup$ Do you look for recorded LM landing radar data of distance and velocity? Was all radar data transmitted to mission control via telemetry and recorded in Houston? Data available only to the LM guidance computer is lost forever. $\endgroup$ – Uwe Jan 13 at 10:52
  • $\begingroup$ @Uwe Position, attitude, and velocity was telemetered, and I’d be fine with interpolated data to cover any comm dropouts. $\endgroup$ – Russell Borogove Jan 13 at 17:09

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