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SpaceX - Falcon 9 - Astra 1P/SES-24 - SLC-40 - Cape Canaveral SFS - June 20, 2024

Launch Date: June 20Launch Time: 5:35 p.m. EDT, 2135 UTC, 23:35 CESTLaunch Window: 2 hours 49 minutesPlanned Orbit: Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)Launch ...

Watch live: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral with TV satellite

Watch live coverage as SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket with the Astra 1P television satellite for Luxembourg-based SES. Liftoff from Space Launch Complex 4...

SpaceX Falcon 9 mission with Astra 1P/SES-24

ASTRA 1P/SES-24, a classic wide-beam satellite, will support SES’s prime TV neighbourhood and enable content owners, private and public broadcasters across G...

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SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.

Astra 1P/SES-24


Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Space Launch Complex 40 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 60%
B1080 - Just Read the Instructions

ASTRA 1P, a classic wide-beam satellite, will support SES’s prime TV neighbourhood and enable content owners, private and public broadcasters across Germany, France and Spain to continue broadcasting satellite TV channels in the highest-picture quality in the most cost-efficient manner. It will be based on the full electric and powerful Spacebus NEO platform developed by Thales Alenia Space and already flight proven in orbit.


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Cosmic_Penguin • June 21, 2024, 1:50 a.m.

Launch success.

Cosmic_Penguin • June 20, 2024, 10:13 p.m.

Spacecraft separation confirmed.

Cosmic_Penguin • June 20, 2024, 9:37 p.m.


Falcon 9

Configuration: Block 5

Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. The Block 5 variant is the fifth major interval aimed at improving upon the ability for rapid reusability.

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  • Minimum Stage
  • Max Stage
  • Length
    70.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.65 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.2 m
  • Launch Mass
    549 T
  • Thrust
    7607 kN
  • Name
    Falcon 9
  • Family
  • Variant
    Block 5
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon 9 Block 5
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    22800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    8300 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


Status: Active

Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: May 21, 2023
Last Flight: June 20, 2024
Flights: 9
Landings Attempted: 9
Landings Successful: 9
Previous B1080 Flights

Landing Information

The Falcon 9 booster B1080 has landed on ASDS JRTI after its 9th flight.

Result: Successful Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship landing at Just Read the Instructions.




CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 371 Failures: 12 Pending: 128

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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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