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OneWeb 15

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Overview

Destination: Polar Orbit
Mission: Communications

Polar Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 95%
B1069 - Landing Zone 1

A batch of 40 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Internet broadband service for individual consumers. The constellation is planned to have around 648 microsatellites (of which 60 are spares), around 150 kg each, operating in Ku-band from low Earth orbit.

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Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 9, 2022, 12:05 a.m.

Launch success, all OneWeb satellites have been deployed.


Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 8, 2022, 10:28 p.m.

Liftoff


Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 8, 2022, 10:13 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


B1069

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: December 21, 2021
Last Flight: December 8, 2022
Flights: 4
Landings Attempted: 4
Landings Successful: 4
Previous B1069 Flights

Landing Information

B1069 has landed back at LZ-1 after its fourth flight.

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

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 210 Failures: 9 Pending: 85

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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