Falcon 9 Block 5 | Astra 1P/SES-24

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Astra 1P/SES-24

Space Launch Complex 40
Cape Canaveral, 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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Astra 1P/SES-24

ASTRA 1P, a classic wide-beam satellite, will support SES’s prime TV neighbourhood and enable content owners, private and public broadcasters across Germany, France and Spain to continue broadcasting satellite TV channels in the highest-picture quality in the most cost-efficient manner. It will be based on the full electric and powerful Spacebus NEO platform developed by Thales Alenia Space and already flight proven in orbit.

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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 297

Consecutive Success 297

Maiden Flight 2018-05-11

Launch Failures 1


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Serial B1080

Status active

Flight Proven Yes

Flights 9


Landing Attempt Yes

Landing Success Yes

Type ASDS

Location JRTI


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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-21T01:50:25+0000

Launch success.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-20T22:13:15+0000

Spacecraft separation confirmed.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-20T21:37:30+0000

Liftoff.

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LL2

2024-06-20T21:32:44+0000

Unofficial Re-stream by SPACE AFFAIRS has started

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Nosu

2024-06-19T20:36:37+0000

Weather 60%, trending towards 40% at the end of the window

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-19T18:13:00+0000

Delayed to June 20 due to weather.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-19T02:21:38+0000

Updated launch weather.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-19T00:40:57+0000

Tweaked T-0.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-19T00:21:09+0000

Scrubbed for the day due to high winds.

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LL2

2024-06-19T00:04:53+0000

Unofficial Re-stream by SPACE AFFAIRS has started

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SwGustav

2024-06-18T20:59:43+0000

Updating T-0

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Nosu

2024-06-18T20:25:48+0000

Updating launch window

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Nosu

2024-06-17T22:12:58+0000

Setting GO

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Nosu

2024-06-17T21:40:22+0000

Weather 55%

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-14T05:52:55+0000

Delay to June 18.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-12T16:36:26+0000

Updated launch window per marine navigation warnings.

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Nosu

2024-06-09T07:25:57+0000

Targeting June 17

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-06-06T18:00:06+0000

NET June 15.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2024-05-28T02:36:52+0000

Added launch pad.

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Nosu

2024-05-22T08:21:36+0000

NET June 10

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Cosmic_Penguin

2023-10-31T11:38:48+0000

Added launch for NET summer 2024.

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