Launch Profile – Falcon 9 – Inmarsat 5-F4

 

 

Time Event
T-0:00:03 Merlin Engine Ignition
T-0:00:00 Liftoff
T~0:00:16 Pitch Kick & Roll Maneuver
T+0:01:17 Maximum Dynamic Pressure, Throttle Down
T~0:01:55 Stage 2 – Merlin Vac Engine Chilldown
T+0:02:45 MECO – First Stage Cutoff
T+0:02:49 Stage Separation
T+0:02:56 Mvac Ignition
T+0:03:35 Payload Fairing Jettison
T+0:07:00 1st Stage Destructive Re-Entry
T+0:08:38 Second Stage Shutdown (Coast Phase)
T+0:26:59 Second Stage Re-Start
T+0:27:55 Second Stage Shutdown (Burn to Depletion)
T+0:31:48 Inmarsat 5-F4 Separation

 

 

Launch Data

Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 FT
Launch Site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center
Launch Date: May 15, 2017
Window: 23:21-00:10 UTC
Payload: Inmarsat 5-F4(6,086kg)

First Stage Recovery: No
Target Orbit: Supersynchronous Transfer Orbit

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