Launch Profile – Falcon 9 – Dragon SpX-10

 

 

Time Event
T-0:00:03 Merlin Engine Ignition
T-0:00:00 Liftoff
T~0:00:18 Pitch Kick & Roll Maneuver
T~0:01:09 Mach 1
T+0:01:15 Maximum Dynamic Pressure, Throttle Down
T~0:01:40 Stage 2 – Merlin Vac Engine Chilldown
T+0:02:21 MECO – First Stage Cutoff
T+0:02:24 Stage Separation
T~0:02:27 1st Stage Maneuver out of 2nd Stage Plume
1st Stage Re-Orientation to Engines first
T+0:02:32 Mvac Ignition
T+:02:41 1st Stage Boostback (45 Sec)
T~0:03:25 Dragon Nose Cone Jettison
T+0:06:32 1st Stage Re-Entry Burn (15-25 sec)
T+0:07:33 1st Stage Landing Burn
T~0:08:06 1st Stage Landing
T+0:08 2nd Stage Terminal Guidance Mode
T+0:08 2nd Stage Flight Termination System safe
T+0:09:05 2nd Stage Engine Shutdown
T+0:10:05 Dragon Separation
T+0:11:00 Dragon Solar Array Deploy
T+2:20:00 Dragon GNC Bay Door Opening

 

 

Launch Data

Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 FT
Launch Site: LKC-39A, Kennedy Space Center
Launch Date: February 19, 2017
Window: 14:36-14:41 UTC
T-0 Target: 14:38:59 UTC
Payload: Dragon SpX-10 (>9,000 kg)

Ascent Duration: 10 Minutes

Backup: February 21, 2017

Target Orbit (SpX-9):
Type: ISS Transfer Orbit
Perigee: 200 km
Apogee: 355 km
Inclination: 51.6°

Photo: SpaceX
Photo: SpaceX

Launch Safety Areas

Image: Spaceflight101/Google Earth
Image: Spaceflight101/Google Earth