Falcon 9 Block 5 | Axiom Space Mission 2

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Axiom Space Mission 2

Launch Complex 39A
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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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 has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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Axiom Space Mission 2

This is a Crew Dragon flight for a private company Axiom Space. The mission will carry a professionally trained commander alongside three private astronauts to and from the International Space Station. This crew will stay aboard space station for at least eight days.

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Crew Dragon


Serial TBD

Launch Crew Count 2

Status Active

Landing Time N/A


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Crew

Peggy Whitson

Commander

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1960-02-09

Status Active

Type Private


John Shoffner

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1955-07-27

Status In-Training

Type Private


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 74

Consecutive Success 74

Maiden Flight 2018-05-11

Launch Failures 0


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Related Events

SpaceX AX-2 Crew Dragon Docking

2022-11-30T03:00:00+0000

The AX-2 Crew Dragon will dock autonomously to the International Space Station, carrying Axiom Space Mission 2 commander Peggy Whitson and three passengers.

SpaceX AX-2 Crew Dragon Undocking

2022-11-30T21:00:00+0000

The AX-2 Crew Dragon will undock from the International Space Station, carrying Axiom Space Mission 1 commander Peggy Whitson and three passengers. It will then reenter the Earth's atmosphere and splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean.

SpaceX AX-2 Crew Dragon Splashdown

2022-11-30T23:59:00+0000

The AX-2 Crew Dragon will splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico, bringing Axiom Space Mission 1 commander Peggy Whitson and three passengers back to Earth after spending a few days on the International Space Station.

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