AC-201 Post Launch Mission Stats

CAPE CANAVERAL Air Force Station, FL, May 25, 2000 – AC-201, the first Atlas III rocket to fly, performed remarkably well, according to post-flight analysis. The RD-180 booster stage engine performance was exceptional, including the flawless execution of a commanded throttle profile that ranged from 47% to 92.4% of full thrust capability.


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