Apollo 15 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

000:00:00.58

0.060

0.000

1.5

1,340.7

 

28.4470

-80.6041

0.07

90.00

Mach 1 achieved

000:01:05.0

4.224

1.004

1,052.0

2,028.1

 

28.4497

-80.5854

27.86

87.36

Maximum dynamic pressure

000:01:22.0

7.401

2.970

1,661.1

2,681.3

 

28.4555

-80.5847

29.80

85.77

S-IC center engine cutoff*

000:02:15.96

25.271

25.987

5,518.4

6,708.5

142.46

28.5203

-80.1190

24.217

82.494

S-IC outboard engine cutoff

000:02:39.56

36.947

48.610

7,811.3

9,043.3

166.06

28.5824

-79.6961

21.266

82.129

S-IC/S-II separation*

000:02:41.2

37.830

596.012

7,827.6

9,062.2

 

28.5876

-79.6605

21.021

82.144

S-II outboard engine cutoff

000:09:09.06

95.184

874.532

21,588.4

22,949.6

386.06

29.6810

-63.9910

0.059

89.863

S-II/S-IVB separation*

000:09:10.1

95.187

878.126

21,601.2

22,962.5

 

29.6811

-63.9221

0.047

89.900

S-IVB 1st burn cutoff

000:11:34.67

93.215

1,406.808

24,236.4

25,596.7

141.47

29.2688

-53.8183

0.013

95.149

Earth orbit insertion

000:11:44.67

93.215

1,445.652

24,242.4

25,602.6

 

29.2052

-53.0807

0.015

95.531

 

 

*Only the commanded time is available for this event.

 

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