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SpaceX - Falcon 1 Flight 5, RazakSAT payload (T-2 to SECO)

Launch of the RazakSAT satellite via a Falcon 1 rocket

FALCON 1 | FLIGHT 5

Falcon 1 Successfully Delivers RazakSAT Satellite to OrbitHawthorne, CA – July 15, 2009 – Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announces the successful launch of Falcon 1 Flight 5 launch vehicle and the precision placement of Malaysia's RazakSAT into Earth orbit.“This marks another successful lau...

Falcon 1 - Wikipedia

Falcon 1 was a small-lift launch vehicle that was operated from 2006 to 2009[5] by SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer. On 28 September 2008, Falcon 1 became the first privately-developed fully liquid-fueled launch vehicle to go into orbit around the Earth.[6][7]: 203 The two-stage-to-orbit ...

RazakSAT

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Low Earth Orbit Omelek Island Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
F1 B0005 - Pacific Ocean

RazakSAT is a Malaysian Earth observation satellite carrying a high-resolution camera. It was the first and only operational satellite to be put in orbit by SpaceX's Falcon 1.

Falcon 1

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 1
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    1
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon 1
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $7000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    470 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    290 kg

Booster Info


F1 B0005


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: July 14, 2009
Last Flight: July 14, 2009
Flights: 1

Landing Information

Booster was expended during its first flight.

Core will be expended.

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 340 Failures: 11 Pending: 137

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 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.

INFO WIKI

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

Omelek Island


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