SpaceX

Falcon 9

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 66 Failures: 6 Pending: 40

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 has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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Launch Vehicle


Falcon 9

Configuration: Block 5
Family: Falcon

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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Robotic Exploration


The SpaceIL Lunar Lander is a lunar lander developed by the Israeli nonprofit organisation SpaceIL. It is an entry to win the Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP). The SpaceIL Lunar Lander is a lunar lander, which has a propulsion system to enable itself to leave earth orbit and to enter a trajectory to the moon. After landing on the lunar surface, the lander will reignite its propulsion system to move a distance of at least 500 m to satisfy the rules of the GLXP.

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NET: February 13th 2019 - 00:00 UTC

Open: February 13th 2019 - 00:00 UTC

Close: February 13th 2019 - 00:00 UTC

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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL


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