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Falcon 1 Flight 3

3rd launch of Falcon 1 (Failed) from Kwajalein Atoll 3 August 2008, 03:34 GMT Payload: Trailblazer (ORS), PRESat (NASA), NanoSail-D (NASA), Explorers (Celest...

Falcon 1 - Wikipedia

The Falcon 1 was an expendable launch system privately developed and manufactured by SpaceX during 2006–2009.[3] On 28 September 2008, Falcon 1 became the first privately-developed liquid-fuel launch vehicle to go into orbit around the Earth.[4]:203 The two-stage-to-orbit rocket used LOX/RP-1 for b...

FALCON 1, FLIGHT 3 MISSION SUMMARY

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Falcon 1 | Flight 3

Falcon

Family: Falcon
Configuration: 1

The Falcon 1 was the first launch vehicle developed and manufactured by SpaceX in 2006. It is an expendable, two stage rocket where each stage is powered by a single LOX/RP1 engine.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    22.25 m
  • Diameter
    1.7 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    1.5 m
  • Launch Mass
    33 T
  • Thrust
    454 kN
Family
  • Name
    Falcon
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    1
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon 1
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $7,000,000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    470 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    290 kg

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 102 Failures: 6 Pending: 41

Agency Type: Commercial

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.

INFO WIKI

Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands

Pad: Omelek Island


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