Falcon 9 Block 5 | NROL-108

Falcon 9 Block 5 | NROL-108

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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NROL-108

Classified payload for NRO.

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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 B1059

Status lost

Flight Proven Yes

Flights 6


Landing Attempt Yes

Landing Success Yes

Type RTLS

Location LZ-1


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Cosmic_Penguin

2020-12-18T05:23:10+0000

Pushed back another 24 hours.

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Nosu

2020-12-17T16:13:13+0000

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SwGustav

2020-12-17T13:04:38+0000

updating T-0

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Nosu

2020-12-14T19:43:55+0000

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Cosmic_Penguin

2020-12-14T07:12:56+0000

Confirmed launch time backed up by marine closure notices.

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scottm3

2020-12-04T23:17:03+0000

NET Dec 17th

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Cosmic_Penguin

2020-11-15T08:08:06+0000

NROL-108 moved to December 2020.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2020-11-14T14:28:58+0000

NROL-108 doesn't seems to be planned on 11/18 anymore.

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