SpaceX

Falcon 9 v1.1

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 70 Failures: 6 Pending: 38

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 v1.1

Configuration: v1.1
Family: Falcon

Falcon 9 v1.1 is a significantly redesigned version of the its predecessor, including a higher payload capacity. This version arranges the engines in a structural form SpaceX calls an Octaweb.

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Communications


AsiaSat 6 will support video broadcasting and broadband networks for customers in Asia, Australia, India and the Pacific islands.

Launch Window


NET: September 7th 2014 - 05:00 UTC

Instantaneous launch window.

B1011


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
Core will be expended.


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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39ninsyTRk8

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