ZARYA nominal launch parameters

Agapov Vladimir (avm@kiam1.rssi.ru)
Thu, 5 Nov 1998 16:01:10 +0300 (MSK)

Hello,

Here is informtaion about nominal launch sequence and parameters
for ZARYA module.

Launch date 1998 Nov 20
Launch time 07:30:00 UTC
Launch place Baykonur
Launch pad  81L (46deg04'26" N, 62deg58'42"E)
Launch mass:
       total 697720 kg (at lift-off, including 627920 kg of fuel)
       spacecraft+shroud+adapter 24100 kg
       spacecraft+adapter 20700 kg

Lift-off                       0.0 s MET  0.1 km 46.0N 63.0E
2nd stage engine ignition    121.7        1.5 km 46.2N 63.3E
1st and 2nd stage separation 126.05       1.7 km 46.2N 63.3E
Lower half shroud separation 182.95      78.2 km 46.4N 64.4E
Upper half shroud separation 183.00      78.2 km 46.4N 64.4E
3rd stage engine ignition    331.10     136.6 km 48.2N 70.0E
2nd and 3rd stage separation 334.50     138.3 km 48.2N 70.1E
Spacecraft separation        587.61     185.3 km 51.3N 89.2E

Nominal insertion orbit parameters:

Hapog   339.78 km (above R=6371 km)
Hperig  179.36 km (above R=6371 km)
Hmax    353.86 km (above Earth's ellipsoid)
Hmin    185.12 km (above Earth's ellipsoid)
Rapog   6710.78 km
Rperig  6550.36 km   
Eccentr 0.0121
Arg. of perig. 84.95 deg
Inclination    51.62 deg
Nodal period   89.60 min
Long. of AscN  12.08 deg

Best regards,
   Vladimir Agapov