Falcon 9 Block 5 | Türksat 5A

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Türksat 5A

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 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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Türksat 5A

Türksat 5A is the first of two Turkish next generation communications satellites, which will be operated by Türksat for commercial and military purposes.

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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 291

Consecutive Success 291

Maiden Flight 2018-05-11

Launch Failures 0


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Serial B1060

Status expended

Flight Proven Yes

Flights 20


Landing Attempt Yes

Landing Success Yes

Type ASDS

Location JRTI


Updates

Cosmic_Penguin

2021-01-08T04:45:41+0000

Launch success

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SwGustav

2021-01-04T23:23:25+0000

24 hour delay

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SwGustav

2021-01-04T18:06:56+0000

NET Jan 7th, go per notams

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SwGustav

2021-01-02T11:30:56+0000

Launch is now TBD

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Cosmic_Penguin

2020-12-20T01:33:51+0000

New launch date and time per SFN.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2020-12-13T07:09:08+0000

Launch slip to January 2021

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