Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 4-18

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 4-18

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 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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Starlink Group 4-18

A batch of 53 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

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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 B1052

Status active

Flight Proven Yes

Flights 5


Landing Attempt Yes

Landing Success Yes

Type ASDS

Location ASOG


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Nosu

2022-05-18T11:59:35+0000

Successful deployment confirmed

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Nosu

2022-05-18T11:00:00+0000

Liftoff

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Nosu

2022-05-18T10:49:24+0000

Webcast live

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Cosmic_Penguin

2022-05-18T09:03:56+0000

New T-0

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Cosmic_Penguin

2022-05-17T00:38:20+0000

Set GO

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Cosmic_Penguin

2022-05-17T00:19:27+0000

Adjusted T-0

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Jay

2022-05-15T13:56:47+0000

Weather 80%

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Cosmic_Penguin

2022-05-15T13:13:21+0000

New launch time

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Jay

2022-05-15T02:34:33+0000

Adjusting T-0

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Cosmic_Penguin

2022-05-10T22:51:32+0000

New launch date and time

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Nosu

2022-05-04T17:25:03+0000

NET May 21

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Nosu

2022-04-20T17:47:23+0000

Adding launch

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