Apollo 16 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

000:00:00.59

0.060

0.000

0.0

1,340.7

 

28.4470

-80.6041

0.05

90.00

Mach 1 achieved

000:01:07.5

4.282

1.358

1,076.4

2,075.5

 

28.4539

-80.5797

26.79

84.51

Maximum dynamic pressure

000:01:26.0

7.755

3.800

1,759.6

2,785.9

 

28.4670

-80.5359

29.12

81.64

S-IC center engine cutoff*

000:02:17.85

24.548

26.821

5,488.2

6,658.8

144.55

28.5847

-80.1207

23.105

76.125

S-IC outboard engine cutoff

000:02:41.78

35.698

49.927

7,753.0

8,961.7

168.5

28.7009

-79.7028

19.914

75.328

S-IC/S-II separation*

000:02:43.5

36.560

51.929

7,767.8

8,979.2

 

28.7109

-79.6666

19.643

75.339

S-II center engine cutoff

000:07:41.77

92.441

592.660

17,039.0

18,357.7

296.57

30.9376

-69.6064

0.116

79.535

S-II outboard engine cutoff

000:09:19.54

93.445

894.079

21,539.3

22,858.7

394.34

31.7737

-63.8100

0.367

82.585

S-II/S-IVB separation*

000:09:20.5

93.468

897.389

21,550.4

22,869.8

 

31.7812

-63.7457

0.358

82.622

S-IVB 1st burn cutoff

000:11:46.21

93.374

1,430.142

24,280.1

25,600.0

142.61

32.5109

-53.2983

0.001

88.496

Earth orbit insertion

000:11:56.21

93.377

1,469.052

24,286.1

25,605.0

 

32.5262

-52.5300

0.001

88.932

 

 

*Only the commanded time is available for this event.

 

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