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CRS-24 Mission

SpaceX is targeting Tuesday, December 21 for Falcon 9’s launch of its 24th Commercial Resupply Services (CRS-24) mission to the International Space Station. ...

Watch SpaceX Launch Science and Supplies to the Space Station

Watch the 24th SpaceX cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station lift off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.Launch is targeted for 5:06 a.m. (1...

CRS-24 – Kennedy Space Center

The weather forecast remains unchanged for the planned Tuesday, Dec. 21, launch of SpaceX’s 24th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for NASA. Weather officials with Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s 45th Weather Squadron predict a 30% chance of favorable weat...

Dragon CRS-2 SpX-24

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Resupply

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 30%
B1069 - Just Read the Instructions

24th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station operated by SpaceX. The flight will be conducted under the second Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Cargo Dragon 2 brings supplies and payloads, including critical materials to directly support science and research investigations that occur onboard the orbiting laboratory.

Updates

Nosu • Dec. 21, 2021, 10:28 a.m.

Successful launch of the CRS-24 Cargo Dragon spacecraft towards the International Space Station. Docking scheduled for December 22 at 9:38 UTC.




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


B1069

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: December 21, 2021
Last Flight: April 5, 2024
Flights: 14
Landings Attempted: 14
Landings Successful: 14

Landing Information

B1069 has landed on ASDS JRTI after its first flight, however the booster was damaged during its return to port.

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

Cargo Dragon C209


Active Cargo Unmanned Payload Capacity: 6000 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: C209

Second Cargo Dragon 2

Cargo Dragon 2 Details

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 339 Failures: 11 Pending: 138

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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Success
1 week ago
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Delta IV Heavy
Success
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Bandwagon 1 (Dedicated Mid-Inclination Rideshare)
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Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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Falcon 9
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Long March 2D
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