Falcon 9 Block 5 | NROL-87

Falcon 9 Block 5 | NROL-87

Space Launch Complex 4E
Vandenberg SFB, CA, 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 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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NROL 87

Classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

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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 104

Consecutive Success 104

Maiden Flight 2018-05-11

Launch Failures 0


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Serial B1071

Status active

Flight Proven Yes

Flights 3


Landing Attempt Yes

Landing Success Yes

Type RTLS

Location LZ-4


Updates

Jay

2022-02-02T22:18:06+0000

Launch successful

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Cosmic_Penguin

2022-02-02T19:42:13+0000

New T-0

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Nosu

2022-01-28T20:01:44+0000

Updating T-0

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Nosu

2022-01-28T19:21:45+0000

Setting GO

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Nosu

2022-01-27T13:38:57+0000

Updating T-0 per latest USCG District 11 Local Notice to Mariners

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SwGustav

2022-01-19T23:10:45+0000

Adding window

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JRascagneres

2021-09-07T19:48:02+0000

Pushing to Feb 2 2022

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