Apollo 9 Ascent Phase

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event

 

 

 

 

GET

(hhh:mm:ss)

 

 

 

 

Altitude

(n mi)

 

 

 

 

Range

(n mi)

 

 

Earth

Fixed

Velocity

(ft/sec)

 

 

Space

Fixed

Velocity

(ft/sec)

 

 

 

Event

Duration

(sec)

 

 

 

Geocentric

Latitude

(deg N)

 

 

 

 

Longitude

(deg E)

Space

Fixed

Flight

Path

Angle

(deg)

 

Space

Fixed

Heading

Angle

(E of N)

Liftoff

000:00:00.67

0.032

000.0

1.8

1,340.7

 

28.4470

-80.6041

0.08

90.00

Mach 1 achieved

000:01:08.2

4.243

1.383

1,088.4

2,100.7

 

28.4545

-80.5794

26.35

84.50

Maximum dynamic pressure

000:01:25.5

7.429

3.789

1,737.7

2,783.2

 

28.4666

-80.5369

28.08

81.87

S-IC center engine cutoff*

000:02:14.34

22.459

24.602

5,154.1

6,329.49

140.64

28.5720

-80.1602

22.5766

76.420

S-IC outboard engine cutoff

000:02:42.76

34.808

51.596

7,793.3

9,013.71

169.06

28.7071

-79.6718

18.5394

75.335

S-IC/S-II separation*

000:02:43.45

35.144

52.410

7,837.89

9,059.28

 

28.7111

-79.6571

18.449

75.337

S-II engine cutoff

000:08:56.22

100.735

830.505

21,431.9

22,753.54

371.06

31.6261

-65.0422

0.9177

81.872

S-II/S-IVB separation*

000:08:57.18

100.794

833.794

21,440.5

22,762.27

 

31.6343

-64.9786

0.906

81.907

S-IVB 1st burn cutoff

000:11:04.66

103.156

1,296.775

24,240.6

25,563.98

123.84

32.4266

-55.9293

-0.0066

86.979

Earth orbit insertion

000:11:14.66

103.154

1,335.515

24,246.39

25,569.78

 

32.4599

-55.1658

-0.0058

87.412

 

*Only the commanded time is available for this event.

 

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