Ariane 5 – VA226 – Launch Profile

Time Event Altitude (km) Velocity (m/s)
0:00:00.00 Vulcain Engine Ignition Sequence
0:00:07.05 Solid Rocket Booster Ignition
0:00:07.30 LIFTOFF
0:00:12.77 Pitch Maneuver 0.09 36.2
0:00:17.05 Roll Maneuver 0.32 72.2
0:00:22.60 Pitch Complete 0.87 123.1
0:00:32.05 Roll Complete 2.41 209.9
00:00:48.96 Mach 1 6.69 322.3
00:01:08.64 Maximum Dynamic Pressure 13.5 523.6
00:02:21.9 SRB Burnout and Jettison 66.7 2020.2
00:03:21 Payload Fairing Jettison 109.4 2302
00:05:35 Intermediate Point 158.8 3447
00:08:05 Acquisition by Natal Tracking Station 159.4 5783
00:08:51 Core Stage shutdown – Target: -1051.6 x 157.8km, 6.17° 157.7 6901
00:08:57 Stage Separation 157.7 6927
00:09:01 2nd Stage Ignition 157.7 6930
00:09:02 LOS Galliot 157.7 6930
00:12:05 LOS Natal 149.4 7359
00:13:35 Acquisition by Ascension Tracking Station 144.3 7588
00:14:36 Minimum Altitude 142.9 7746
00:17:35 LOS Ascension 163.1 8222
00:18:20 Acquisition by Libreville Tracking Station 177.5 8341
00:20:35 Intermediate Point 255.2 8691
00:22:50 Acquisition by Malindi Tracking Station 401.4 9029
00:25:06 Second Stage Shutdown – Target Orbit: 249.4 by 35,786km – 6.0° 639.7 9366
00:25:11 Re-Orientation for Sky Muster Separation 652
00:27:07 Transverse Spin-Up for S/C Separation 933
00:27:59 Sky Muster West B Release 1078
00:28:09 De-Spin 1107
00:28:20 Re-Orientation for Sylda Sep 1140
00:29:51 Sylda 5 Separation 1425
00:30:00 Re-Orientation for ARSATRelease 1458
00:32:11 Spin-Up for ARSAT Separation 1914
00:32:28 ARSAT-2 Release 1977
00:32:38 De-Spin 2014
00:32:43 Re-Orientation for Avoidance Maneuver 2033
00:33:33 Spin-Up Orientation 3942
00:43:04 Final Spin-Up 4583
00:45:05 LOX Tank Passivation 5106
00:49:36 Ariane 5 – End of Mission 6271



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