Launch Profile - Falcon 9 - Iridium-NEXT Flight 2

Time Event
T-0:00:03 Merlin Engine Ignition
T-0:00:00 Liftoff
T~0:00:18 Pitch Kick & Roll Maneuver
T~0:01:05 Mach 1
T+0:01:09 Maximum Dynamic Pressure, Throttle Down
T~0:01:40 Stage 2 - Merlin Vac Engine Chilldown
T+0:02:24 MECO - First Stage Cutoff
T+0:02:28 Stage Separation
T~0:02:30 1st Stage Maneuver out of 2nd Stage Plume
1st Stage Re-Orientation to Engines first
T+0:02:35 Mvac Ignition
T+0:03:16 Payload Fairing Jettison
T~:04:00 1st Stage Partial Boostback (?)
T+0:05:48 1st Stage Re-Entry Burn
T~0:07:20 1st Stage Landing Burn
T~0:07:45 1st Stage Landing
T+0:08 2nd Stage Terminal Guidance Mode
T+0:08 2nd Stage Flight Termination System safe
T+0:09:04 2nd Stage Engine Shutdown
T+0:52:06 Second Stage Re-Start
T+0:52:09 Second Stage Cutoff
T+0:57:10 Iridium Separation Sequence
T+1:12:00 S/C Separation Complete

Launch Data

Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 FT
Launch Site: SLC-4E Vandenberg, California
Launch Date: June 25, 2017
Window: 20:25:14 UTC
Payload: 10 Iridium-NEXT (8,600kg)

Ascent Duration: 72 Minutes

Backup: June 26, 2017 - 20:19 UTC

First Stage Recovery: Landing on JRTI

Target Orbit:
Type: Non-Synchronous Transfer Orbit
Altitude: 625 Kilometers
Inclination: 86.66°

Iridium NEXT fairing