Ariane 5 VA236 Flight Profile (SGDC 1, Koreasat-7)

Launch Data

Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECALaunch Site: ELA-3, Guiana Space CenterLaunch Date: May 4, 2017
Window: 20:31-23:19 UTC
Payload: SGDC-1, Koreasat-7 (10,289kg)Ascent Duration: 53 Min & 30 Sec
Target Orbit:Type: Geostationary Transfer OrbitPerigee: 250 Kilometers
Apogee: 35,926 Kilometers
Inclination: 4.0 Degrees
Ariane 5 Launch Profile - Credit: Arianespace
Ariane 5 Launch Profile – Credit: Arianespace

 

Time Event
0:00:00.00 Vulcain Engine Ignition Sequence
0:00:07.05 Solid Rocket Booster Ignition
0:00:07.30 LIFTOFF
0:00:12.70 Pitch Maneuver
0:00:17.05 Roll Maneuver
0:00:22.60 Pitch Complete
0:00:32.05 Roll Complete
00:00:49 Mach 1
00:01:08 Maximum Dynamic Pressure
00:02:21 SRB Burnout and Jettison
00:03:22 Payload Fairing Jettison
00:05:xx Intermediate Point
00:07:51 Acquisition by Natal Tracking Station
00:08:xx LOS Galliot
00:08:53 Core Stage shutdown
00:08:59 Stage Separation
00:09:03 2nd Stage Ignition
00:13:48 Acquisition by Ascension Tracking Station
00:18:25 Acquisition by Libreville Tracking Station
00:23:06 Acquisition by Malindi Tracking Station
00:24:57 Second Stage Shutdown – Target Orbit: 250 by 35,926km – 4.0°
00:25:07 Re-Orientation for Satellite Separation
00:28:11 SGDC 1 Separation
00:28:21 De-Spin
00:29:52 Sylda 5 Separation
00:36:46 KoreaSat-7 Separation
Re-Orientation for Passivation
Final Spin-Up
LOX Tank Passivation
00:53:30 Ariane 5 – End of Mission

Image: Airbus Defence & Space
Image: Airbus Defence & Space