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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Cygnus NG-20 to the ISS

Cygnus NG-20 (Northrop Grumman-20) is a cargo resupply mission of the Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station under the Commerc...

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.

NASA Commercial Resupply Mission NG-20

Special deliveries 200+ miles up. That’s Defining Possible.

Cygnus CRS-2 NG-20 (S.S. Patricia “Patty” Hilliard Robertson)

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Resupply

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 40 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 95%
B1077 - Landing Zone 1

This is the 20th flight of the Orbital ATK's uncrewed resupply spacecraft Cygnus and its 19th flight to the International Space Station under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

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Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Jan. 30, 2024, 8:35 p.m.

Launch success.


hitura-nobad • Jan. 30, 2024, 5:07 p.m.

Liftoff


LL2 • Jan. 30, 2024, 4:49 p.m.

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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


B1077

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: October 5, 2022
Last Flight: January 30, 2024
Flights: 10
Landings Attempted: 10
Landings Successful: 10
Previous B1077 Flights

Landing Information

B1077 has landed back at the launch site after its tenth flight.

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

Cygnus CRS NG-20 (S.S. Patricia “Patty” Hilliard Robertson)


Active Cargo Unmanned Payload Capacity: 3750 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: None

This is the twentieth flight to the ISS by the Cygnus spacecraft under the CRS program and their ninth under the CRS-2 program. This is also the 16th use of the enhanced size Cygnus.

Cygnus Enhanced Details

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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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