Ariane 5 VA241 Flight Profile (SES 14, Al Yah 3)
Launch Data

Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECALaunch Site: ELA-3, Guiana Space CenterLaunch Date: January 25, 2018
Window: 22:20-23:05 UTC
Payload: SES 14 & Al Yah 3Payload Upmass: 9,123 kgAscent Duration: 35 Min & 7 Sec
Target Orbit:Type: Supersynchronous Transfer OrbitPerigee: 250 Kilometers
Apogee: 45,000 Kilometers
Inclination: 3.0 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
0:00:12.40 Pitch Maneuver
0:00:17.00 Roll Maneuver
0:00:22.30 Pitch Complete
0:00:32.00 Roll Complete
00:00:48 Mach 1
00:01:07 Maximum Dynamic Pressure
00:02:19 SRB Burnout and Jettison
00:03:18 Payload Fairing Jettison
00:05:xx Intermediate Point
00:07:21 Acquisition by Natal Tracking Station
00:08:xx LOS Galliot
00:08:51 Core Stage shutdown
00:08:58 Stage Separation
00:09:01 2nd Stage Ignition
00:13:36 Acquisition by Ascension Tracking Station
00:18:19 Acquisition by Libreville Tracking Station
00:22:56 Acquisition by Malindi Tracking Station
00:24:46 Second Stage Shutdown
00:25:01 Re-Orientation for Satellite Separation
00:27:05 SES 14 Separation
00:27:15 De-Spin
00:33:22 Sylda Separation
00:35:07 Al Yah 3 Separation
Re-Orientation for Passivation
Final Spin-Up
LOX Tank Passivation
? Ariane 5 – End of Mission

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