Falcon 9 Block 5 | 2 x Galileo

Falcon 9 Block 5 | 2 x Galileo

Launch Complex 39A
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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2 x Galileo

Payload consists of two satellites for Europe's Galileo navigation system.

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Falcon 9 Block 5


Height 70.00 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 8300 kg

Liftoff Thrust 7607 kN

Diameter 3.65 Meters

Mass To LEO 22800 kg

Liftoff Mass 549 Tonnes


Launch Success 269

Consecutive Success 269

Maiden Flight 2018-05-11

Launch Failures 0


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Serial B1060

Status active

Flight Proven Yes

Flights 19


Landing Attempt No

Landing Success Unknown

Type Ocean

Location ATL


Updates

Cosmic_Penguin

2024-04-18T01:26:01+0000

NET April 28.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-04-15T09:22:54+0000

No longer scheduled for April 22.

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Nosu

2024-01-21T10:14:10+0000

Delayed to April 22

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Nosu

2023-12-22T16:19:42+0000

Targeting April 1st

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Cosmic_Penguin

2023-11-07T15:16:24+0000

NET April 2024.

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Nosu

2023-10-05T09:29:30+0000

Moving the launch to Falcon 9 TBD 2024 pending official confirmation

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SwGustav

2022-02-26T07:05:31+0000

Delaying the launch due to Russia's announcement of withdrawal from Guiana Space Center. Awaiting further info

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Nosu

2022-01-28T20:04:30+0000

Targeting April 6 at 00:31:51 UTC.

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Nosu

2021-03-14T08:45:57+0000

Moved from Ariane 6 to Soyuz ST. Now NET March 2022

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Programs

Galileo

Galileo is a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) that went live in 2016, created by the European Union through the European Space Agency (ESA), operated by the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA).

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