EO-1/SAC-C/Munin Launch Timetable
All times in Swedish time
19.24.57 Vehicle reaches Mach 1
19.25.25 Burnout of the three strap-on boosters
19.26.00 Separation of the three strap-on boosters
19.28.45 Main Engine cut-off (MECO)
19.28.59 Second stage ignition
19.29.18 Fairing (“nose cone”) separation at an altitude of 125 km
19.35.38 Second stage cut-off (SECO-1)
The second stage is now in a 185 x 713 km transfer orbit at 98.2 degrees inclination.
20.19.56 Second stage ignition
20.20.07 Second stage cut-off (SECO-2)
The second stage is now in a circular orbit at 705 km and 98.2 degrees inclination.
20.24.21 Separation of EO-1 (occurs over Kenya, Africa)
20.37.41 Separation of the DPAF (container for SAC-C)
20.49.13 Second stage ignition
20.49.30 Second stage cut-off (SECO-3)
The second stage is now in a 685 x 705 km orbit at 98.3 degrees inclination.
20.54.06 Separation of SAC-C (occurs over northern Canada)
21.09.26 Second stage ignition
21.09.41 Second stage cut-off (SECO-4)
21.14.21 Separation of Munin (occurs in view of a ground station on Hawaii)
Munin and the second stage is now in a 698 x 1850 km orbit at 96.5 degrees inclination.
22.18 (circa) Munin over horizon at IRF-Kiruna.
22.30 (circa) Highest elevation, 44 degrees (Munin halfway between Norway and Iceland)
22:39 (circa) Munin sets under the horizon at IRF-Kiruna
The ground station contact times are subject to change, depending on the final Munin orbit.