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Falcon 9 Block 4

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 63 Failures: 6 Pending: 42

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.

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Launch Vehicle


Falcon 9 Block 4

Configuration: Block 4
Family: Falcon

Vehicle Specifications


Falcon 9 Block 4
GTO: 8305
LEO: 22800
Length: 70.0 m
Diameter: 3.65 m
Launch Mass: 546k kg
Thurst: 6804 kN
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Resupply


SpaceX launched the Dragon spacecraft on their 12th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight was conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

Launch Window


NET: August 14th 2017 - 16:31 UTC

Open: August 14th 2017 - 16:31 UTC

Close: August 14th 2017 - 16:31 UTC

Watch the Launch





Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL