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Falcon 9 v1.1

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 77 Failures: 6 Pending: 41

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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Resupply


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the seventh Dragon spacecraft on the fifth operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight was conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

Falcon 9 v1.1 Booster Info


B1012


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
Unsuccessful Landing


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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 40


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