Atlas V – Morelos 3 – Launch Profile

Launch Timeline

 

 

Time Event
T-0:00:02.7 Stage 1 – RD-180 Ignition
0:00:00:00 Booster Ignition
T+0:00:01.1 Liftoff
T+0:00:02.1 Full Thrust Level
T+0:00:05:83 Pitch/Roll Maneuver Initiation
T+0:00:46:7 Mach 1
T+0:00:59:0 Maximum Dynamic Pressure
T+0:02:07.4 SRB Separation (1,2)
T+0:04:09.4 Stage 1 Cutoff
T+0:04:15.4 Atlas/Centaur Separation
T+0:04:25.4 Centaur Ignition 1 – Burn Duration: 13:44.0
T+0:04:33.4 Payload Fairing Jettison
T+0:18:09.4 Centaur Cutoff 1
T+0:18:09.4 Coast Phase
T+2:48:09.4 Centaur Ignition 2 – Burn Duration: 0:51.8
T+2:49:01.2 Centaur Cutoff 2
T+2:51:50.2 Morelos 3 Spacecraft Separation

 

 

Target Orbit

Type: Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Perigee: 4,738 km

Apogee: 35,786 km

Inclination: 27.0°

Launch Azimuth: 104.0°

Ground Track Map

Image: United Launch Alliance/Lockheed Martin
Image: United Launch Alliance/Lockheed Martin