• Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022
  • Last Update : 09:54 am

Live: Watch the Bangabandhu-1 Satellite launch

  • Published at 12:14 am May 11th, 2018
  • Last updated at 06:22 pm May 12th, 2018


New Launch Window: Saturday May 12, 02:14am Bangladesh Time  (Friday May 11, 20:14 GMT)

Mission Timeline (all times approximate)

COUNTDOWN

Hour/Min/Sec                 Events

- 00:38:00                          SpaceX Launch Director verifies go for propellant load

- 00:35:00                          RP-1 (rocket grade kerosene) loading underway

- 00:35:00                         1st stage LOX (liquid oxygen) loading underway

- 00:16:00                          2nd stage LOX loading underway

- 00:07:00                          Falcon 9 begins engine chill prior to launch

- 00:01:00                          Flight computer commanded to begin final prelaunch checks

- 00:01:00                          Propellant tank pressurization to flight pressure begins

- 00:00:45                          SpaceX Launch Director verifies go for launch

- 00:00:03                          Engine controller commands engine ignition sequence to start

00:00:00                            Falcon 9 liftoff


LAUNCH, LANDING AND SATELLITE DEPLOYMENT

Hour/Min/Sec                Events

00:01:14                          Max Q (moment of peak mechanical stress on the rocket)

00:02:31                          1st stage main engine cutoff (MECO)

00:02:33                          1st and 2nd stages separate

00:02:36                          2nd stage engine starts

00:03:37                          Fairing deployment

00:06:15                          1st stage entry burn

00:08:10                          1st stage landing

00:08:19                          2nd stage engine cutoff (SECO-1)

00:27:38                          2nd stage engine restarts

00:28:37                          2nd stage engine cutoff (SECO-2)

00:33:38                          Bangabandhu Satellite-1 Deployment

50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail