Falcon 9 Block 5 | GPS III SV05

Falcon 9 Block 5 | GPS III SV05

Space Launch Complex 40
Cape Canaveral, 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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GPS III SV05

GPS-IIIA (Global Positioning System) is the first evolution stage of the third generation of the GPS satellites. It consists of the first ten (known as "tranche") of GPS III satellites.

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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 74

Consecutive Success 74

Maiden Flight 2018-05-11

Launch Failures 0


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Serial B1062

Status Active

Flight Proven Yes

Flights 3


Landing Attempt Yes

Landing Success Yes

Type ASDS

Location JRTI


Updates

Rob1bouchet

2021-06-17T18:46:01+0000

Successful launch per Lockheed Martin's twitter

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Nosu

2021-06-16T14:13:54+0000

Weather 70%.

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Nosu

2021-06-14T13:22:47+0000

Weather 60%

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JRascagneres

2021-06-12T20:41:12+0000

Marking 'go' per SpaceX tweet confirming launch target

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-06-07T16:42:18+0000

New launch time.

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