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SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.

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Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Geostationary Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 95%
B1066 - Atlantic Ocean B1064 - Landing Zone 1 B1065 - Landing Zone 2

Classified US Space Force carrying two payloads directly to geostationary orbit. One is called the Shepherd Demonstration, and the other is LDPE 2 spacecraft that carries three hosted payloads and three deployable sub-satellites. One of them is an experimental microsatellite called TETRA-1.

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Updates

Jay • Nov. 2, 2022, 12:58 a.m.

Successful launch of Falcon Heavy for the United States Space Force.


Nosu • Nov. 1, 2022, 1:41 p.m.

Liftoff


Nosu • Nov. 1, 2022, 1:22 p.m.

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Falcon Heavy

Family: Falcon
Configuration: Heavy

The Falcon Heavy is a variant of the Falcon 9 full thrust launch vehicle and consists of a standard Falcon 9 rocket core, with two additional boosters derived from the Falcon 9 first stage.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    70.0 m
  • Diameter
    12.2 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    1400 T
  • Thrust
    22819 kN
Family
  • Name
    Falcon Heavy
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    Heavy
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon Heavy
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $90000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    63800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    26700 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


B1066


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: November 1, 2022
Last Flight: November 1, 2022
Flights: 1

Landing Information

B1066 was expended.

Core will be expended.

B1064

Status: Active


Type: Strap-On Booster
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: November 1, 2022
Last Flight: December 29, 2023
Flights: 5
Landings Attempted: 5
Landings Successful: 5

Landing Information

B1064 has successfully landed on LZ-1 after its first flight.

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

B1065

Status: Active


Type: Strap-On Booster
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: November 1, 2022
Last Flight: December 29, 2023
Flights: 5
Landings Attempted: 5
Landings Successful: 5

Landing Information

B1065 has successfully landed on LZ-2 after its first flight.

Result: Successful Return to Launch Site landing at Landing Zone 2.

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 316 Failures: 11 Pending: 143

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 operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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