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Watch SpaceX's 28th Cargo Launch to the International Space Station (Official NASA Broadcast)

SpaceX's 28th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off at 12:35 p.m. EDT on Saturday, June 3 (1635 UTC), from Launc...

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.

Dragon CRS-2 SpX-28

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Resupply

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 80%
B1077 - A Shortfall of Gravitas

28th 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.

Telemetry

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Updates

Nosu • June 5, 2023, 4:08 p.m.

Successful launch of the CRS-28 Cargo Dragon towards the International Space Station. Docking scheduled for June 6 at 9:50 UTC.


Nosu • June 5, 2023, 3:47 p.m.

Liftoff


Nosu • June 5, 2023, 3:30 p.m.

Weather 80%


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: April 17, 2024
Flights: 12
Landings Attempted: 12
Landings Successful: 12
Previous B1077 Flights

Landing Information

B1077 has successfully landed on ASDS ASOG after its fifth flight.

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

Cargo Dragon C208


Active Cargo Unmanned Payload Capacity: 6000 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: C208

C208 is the first Cargo Dragon 2 and was launched as part of the CRS-21 mission.

Cargo Dragon 2 Details

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 340 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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