As you know a decision has been made for the H mission to land next to Surveyor III. Considerable amount of work has already been spent in figuring out how to perform a so-called point landing, but a number of computer program and procedure changes are required which cannot be implemented prior to this mission….
Month: August 1969
A lengthy status report on lunar point landing including some remarks about CSM DOI
It is clear that lunar point landing capability is absolutely necessary if we are to support the exploration program the scientists want. That is, mission success intrinsically depends upon it. (The current definition of “point landing” is for the LM to touchdown on the lunar surface within 1 kilometer of a point referenced to specific…