SpX CRS-9

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Resupply

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 40 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 80%
B1025 - Landing Zone 1

SpaceX launched the Dragon spacecraft on their ninth operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight was conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

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Additional Media

CRS-9 Hosted Webcast

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Dragon spacecraft to low Earth orbit to deliver critical cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA. Sp...

SpaceX Launches Resupply Mission to the ISS

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launched on the company's Falcon 9 rocket on July 18 from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in...

CRS-9 Technical Webcast

This is the technical webcast. Only views of the rocket and controller audio will be on this channel. For full launch coverage please see our hosted webcast....

Falcon 9 Full Thrust

Family: Falcon
Configuration: Full Thrust

The Full Thrust variants first stage includes all systems necessary for an operational re-use of stages while the second stage is operated as an expendable rocket stage.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    71.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.65 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    546 T
  • Thrust
    6804 kN
Family
  • Name
    Falcon 9 Full Thrust
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    Full Thrust
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $50,000,000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    22800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    8305 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


B1025

Status: Retired


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: July 18, 2016
Last Flight: February 6, 2018
Flights: 2
Landings Attempted: 2
Landings Successful: 2

Landing Information

The first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket landed at LZ-1.

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

Dragon C111


Active Cargo Unmanned Payload Capacity: 4200 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: C111

The C111 capsule was flown on CRS-9 and CRS-15. On CRS-9 the mission carried IDA-2 to modify the ISS docking port for commercial crew spacecraft.

Dragon 1 Details

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 94 Failures: 6 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.

INFO WIKI

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Pad: Space Launch Complex 40


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