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Euclid | Journey to darkness

ESA’s Euclid space telescope is ready for its launch to space, where it will explore the cosmic mysteries of the dark Universe!The mission will create the la...

Euclid

ESA's Euclid mission is designed to explore the composition and evolution of the dark Universe. The space telescope will create a great map of the large-scale structure of the Universe across space and time by observing billions of galaxies out to 10 billion light-years, across more than a third of …

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.

Euclid

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Overview

Destination: Sun-Earth L2
Mission: Astrophysics

Sun-Earth L2 Space Launch Complex 40 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 90%
B1080 - A Shortfall of Gravitas

European Space Agency telescope designed to explore the evolution of the dark Universe. It will make a 3D-map of the Universe (with time as the third dimension) by observing billions of galaxies out to 10 billion light-years, across more than a third of the sky.

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Updates

Nosu • July 1, 2023, 4:01 p.m.

Successful launch of the European Space Agency's Euclid telescope towards the Sun-Earth Lagrange point L2.


Nosu • July 1, 2023, 3:12 p.m.

Liftoff


LL2 • July 1, 2023, 2:51 p.m.

Livestream has started


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


B1080

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: May 21, 2023
Last Flight: April 18, 2024
Flights: 7
Landings Attempted: 7
Landings Successful: 7
Previous B1080 Flights

Landing Information

B1080 has successfully landed on ASDS ASOG after its second flight.

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

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 341 Failures: 11 Pending: 137

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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