SpX USCV-5 (NASA Crew Flight 4)

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

SpaceX Crew-4 will be the fourth crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft, and the fifth overall crewed orbital flight.

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

Crew Dragon


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 2 Crew Capacity: 4 Payload Capacity: 6000 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: TBD

The specific spacecraft for this launch is currently unknown.

Crew Dragon 2 Details

Crew


Kjell N. Lindgren

Spacecraft Commander - American - (NASA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 23, 1973
Age: 48

Robert Hines

Pilot - American - (NASA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 11, 1975
Age: 46

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 121 Failures: 9 Pending: 39

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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