The Intelsat 603 ReBoost, May 1992
After separation from the Shuttle and ignition of the AKM, it's time to eject it.
to separation attitude.
A round of applause
and giddy chuckles when it's done.
The firings reverberate through the structure and get picked up by the accelerometers.
These are read and telemetered at 300 Hz.,
picked up and sent to Intelsat, and converted to speaker voltages
courtesy of Andy Lopatin.
The Liquid Apogee Motors (LAMs) fire.