SpX CRS-20

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Resupply

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 40 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 60%
B1059 - Landing Zone 1

SpaceX will launch the Dragon spacecraft on their 20th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

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Additional Media

SpaceX CRS-20 Launch to the International Space Station

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Falcon 9 Block 5

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 Block 5
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    Block 5
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon 9 Block 5
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $52,000,000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    22800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    8300 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


B1059

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: December 5, 2019
Last Flight: June 13, 2020
Flights: 3
Landings Attempted: 3
Landings Successful: 3
Previous B1059 Flights

Landing Information

B1059 successfully landed at Lz-1 marking the 50th successful booster landing.

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

Dragon C112


Active Cargo Unmanned Payload Capacity: 4200 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: C112

The C112 capsule was flown on CRS-10, CRS-16 and CRS-20. On CRS-10 the capsule lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center from pad 39A. This was the first flight from this pad since STS-135 left the pad in mid-2011. The vehicle experienced some software issues meaning its berthing was delayed for a day.

Dragon 1 Details

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 94 Failures: 6 Pending: 40

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 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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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Pad: Space Launch Complex 40


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