Falcon 9 Block 5 | Axiom Space Mission

SpaceX launch of a Falcon 9 Block 5 Rocket

Launch Status
Date/Time May Change

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket as part of the Axiom Space Mission mission. The launch window for the Tourism mission is on Mon, May 31st, 2021, 8:00 PM EDT from Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

Axiom Space Mission

This is a Crew Dragon flight for a private company Axiom Space. The mission will carry a commander professionally trained by Axiom alongside three private astronauts to and from the International Space Station. This crew will stay aboard space station for at least eight days.

Location

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5

Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. The Block 5 variant is the fifth major interval aimed at improving upon the ability for rapid reusability.

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.