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SpaceX

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.

Crew-8

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 90%
B1083 - Landing Zone 1

SpaceX Crew-8 is the eighth crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

Telemetry

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Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • March 4, 2024, 4:12 a.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • March 4, 2024, 3:53 a.m.

Liftoff.


Cosmic_Penguin • March 4, 2024, 3:42 a.m.

Tweaked T-0.


Falcon 9

Family:
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
  • 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


B1083

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: March 4, 2024
Last Flight: May 8, 2024
Flights: 3
Landings Attempted: 3
Landings Successful: 3

Landing Information

The Falcon 9 first stage B1083 has landed back at the launch site after its 1st flight.

Result: Successful Return to Launch Site landing at Landing Zone 1.

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.

Crew Dragon 2 Details

Crew


Matthew Dominick

Commander - configurations.Country.None - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Dec. 7, 1981
Age: 42

Michael Barratt

Pilot - configurations.Country.None - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: April 16, 1959
Age: 65

Alexander Grebenkin

Mission Specialist - configurations.Country.None - ( RFSA )

Status: In-Training

Date of Birth: July 15, 1982
Age: 41

Jeanette J. Epps

Mission Specialist - configurations.Country.None - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Nov. 3, 1970
Age: 53

SpaceX

SpaceX

(SpX)

CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 355 Failures: 11 Pending: 134

Agency Type:

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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