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SpaceX is targeting Friday, April 8 for Falcon 9’s launch of Axiom Space’s Ax-1 mission to the International Space Station from historic Launch Complex 39A (...

Axiom Mission 1 Launches to the Space Station (Official NASA Stream)

Axiom Mission 1 (or Ax-1), set to lift off at 11:17 a.m. EDT (15:17 UTC) April 8, is the first all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Stati...

Meet Ax-1, The Beginning of a New Era —

Axiom Space has assembled history’s first private orbital space crew

Axiom Space Mission 1

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Tourism

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 90% #AX1
B1062 - A Shortfall of Gravitas

This is a Crew Dragon flight for a private company Axiom Space. The mission will carry a commander professionally trained by Axiom alongside three private astronauts to and from the International Space Station. This crew will stay aboard space station for at least eight days.

Telemetry

Launch trajectory and telemetry simulations provided by Flight Club - a rocket launch simulator and orbital trajectory visualiser for all things space!

Falcon 9

Family: Falcon
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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Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    70.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.65 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.2 m
  • Launch Mass
    549 T
  • Thrust
    7607 kN
Family
  • Name
    Falcon 9
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    Block 5
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon 9 Block 5
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $52000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    22800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    8300 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


B1062

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: November 5, 2020
Last Flight: August 19, 2022
Flights: 9
Landings Attempted: 9
Landings Successful: 9
Previous B1062 Flights

Landing Information

B1062 has landed on ASDS ASOG after its 5th flight.

Result: Successful Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship landing at A Shortfall of Gravitas.

Crew Dragon Endeavour


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 4 Crew Capacity: 4 Payload Capacity: 6000 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: C206

Crew Dragon 6 is the Crew Dragon spacecraft launched on the SpaceX DM-2 demonstration mission to the ISS.

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Crew


Michael López-Alegría

Commander - American - ( AXS )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: May 30, 1958
Age: 64

Larry Connor

Pilot - American - ( AXS )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 7, 1950
Age: 72

Mark Pathy

Mission Specialist - Canadian - ( AXS )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 1, 1970
Age: 52

Eytan Stibbe

Mission Specialist - Israeli - ( AXS )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 12, 1958
Age: 64

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 188 Failures: 9 Pending: 80

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.

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Falcon 9
Success
9 hours, 11 minutes ago
Starlink Group 4-29
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 52 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Falcon 9
Success
16 hours, 20 minutes ago
Crew-5
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

SpaceX Crew-5 is the fifth crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew…


Atlas V 531
Success
1 day, 10 hours ago
SES-20 & SES-21
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

SES-20 & SES-21 are a pair of C-band communication satellites built by Boeing, using the highly efficient all-electric propulsion BSS-702SP satellite…


Firefly Alpha
Success
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FLTA002 (To The Black)
Space Launch Complex 2W - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Second test flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher developed by Firefly Aerospace.


Long March 6
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Shiyan 16 A/B & Shiyan 17
Launch Complex 16 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

3 Chinese classified satellites


Long March 2D
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Yaogan 36
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

3 Chinese military reconnaissance satellites.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Starlink Group 4-35
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 52 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Kuaizhou
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1 week, 4 days ago
Shiyan 14 & Shiyan 15
Unknown Pad - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

2 Chinese classified satellites.


Delta IV Heavy
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
NROL-91
Space Launch Complex 6 - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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Soyuz 2.1a
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2 weeks ago
Soyuz MS-22
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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