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It varied from mission to mission: they started out conservatively, reducing the separation distance as they gained experience:- The Apollo 10 flight plan details the Transposition & Docking manoeuvre on page 3-7: The separation in +X is done a 0.8 feet per second for 35 seconds, hence the total separation is about 28 feet, or 8.53 meters. The Apollo 11 ...

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