Atlas V – EchoStar 19 – Launch Profile

Launch Timeline

Time Event
T-0:00:02.7 Stage 1 – RD-180 Ignition
T-0 Booster Ignition
T+0:00:01.1 Liftoff
T+0:00:02.1 Full Thrust Level
T+0:00:05.5 Pitch/Roll Maneuver Initiation
T+0:00:45.5 Mach 1
T+0:00:57:7 Maximum Dynamic Pressure
T+0:01:34 Solid Rocket Booster Burnout
T+0:02:05.1 SRB Jettison
RL-10C Boost Phase Cool-Down
Centaur RCS Pyro Valve Initiation
Stage 1 Throttle down for MECO
T+0:04:26.7 Main Engine Cutoff
T+0:04:32.7 Atlas/Centaur Separation
T+0:04:42.7 Centaur Ignition 1 – Burn Duration: 8:55.9
T+0:04:50.7 Payload Fairing Jettison
T+0:13:38.6 Centaur Cutoff 1
T+0:13:38.6 Coast Phase – Duration: 9:30.6
T+0:23:09.2 Centaur Ignition 2 – Burn Duration: 5:47.4
T+0:28:57.6 Centaur Cutoff 2
T+0:32:03.7 EchoStar 19 Separation
Centaur CCAM, Coast Phase
Blowdown

Launch Data

Launch Vehicle: Atlas V 431Launch Site: SLC-41 Cape CanaveralLaunch Date: December 18, 2016
Window: 18:27-20:27 UTC
Payload: EchoStar 19 (6,760kg)

Target Orbit:Type: Supersynchronous Transfer OrbitPerigee: 204 Kilometers
Apogee: 65,000 Kilometers
Inclination: 25.44 DegreesArgument of Perigee: 180 Degrees
Image: ULA
Image: ULA

Ground Track Map

Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance