Falcon 9 Block 5
Nusantara Satu & GTO-1 (Beresheet, S5)

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Nusantara Satu & GTO-1 (Beresheet, S5)

SpaceX launch of a Falcon 9 Block 5 Rocket

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SpaceX was scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket as part of the GTO-1 (Beresheet, S5) mission. The launch window for the Dedicated Rideshare mission was on Thu, Feb 21st, 2019, 8:45 PM EST from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success with an 80% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 Block 5 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

GTO-1 (Beresheet, S5)

Spaceflight’s first mission beyond Lower Earth Orbit (LEO) and its first combined launch with SSL. Consists out lunar lander called Beresheet (Hebrew for in the beginning) and AFRL’s S5 satellite.

Nusantara Satu (PSN VI)

Nusantara Satu is an Indonesian geostationary communications satellite built by SSL. Space Systems/Loral (SSL) signed in October 2014 a contract with Indonesian satellite operator, PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN) to build the commercial communications satellite, named PSN VI, which will provide service throughout South East Asia and includes a High Throughput Satellite (HTS) payload for service in Indonesia. With both C-band and Ku-band transponders, PSN VI will be used for voice and data communications, broadband Internet, and video distribution throughout the Indonesian archipelago. PSN is the first private satellite telecommunications company in Indonesia and a leading Asian provider of a full range of satellite-based telecommunication services.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
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Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5

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