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SpaceX launch of a Falcon 1 Rocket

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SpaceX was scheduled to launch a Falcon 1 rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission was on Fri, Mar 24th, 2006, 5:30 PM EST from Omelek Island. The status of the launch was Failed. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 1 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Location

Omelek Island

Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands

Rocket

Falcon

The Falcon 1 was the first launch vehicle developed and manufactured by SpaceX in 2006. It is an expendable, two stage rocket where each stage is powered by a single LOX/RP1 engine.

SpaceX

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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