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Falcon 9 v1.1

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 77 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 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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Earth Science


CASSIOPE (Cascade SmallSat and Ionospheric Polar Explorer) is a small satellite mission for Canadian Space Agency to feature the first in a new generation of multi-purpose satellite platforms. It is tasked with a dual mission on scientific research and telecommunications.

Falcon 9 v1.1 Booster Info


B1003


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


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Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Space Launch Complex 4E


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