First-Stage Burn Complete; Centaur Takes Over

Booster engine cutoff and separation of the Atlas from the Centaur occurred on time, effectively handing the reins to the Centaur to continue the flight. The Centaur’s main engine is burning now and the payload fairing has fallen away, exposing the four MMS spacecraft to their first encounters with space.

One thought on “First-Stage Burn Complete; Centaur Takes Over”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.