Falcon 9 Full Thrust
SpX CRS-8

Falcon 9 Full Thrust | SpX CRS-8

SpaceX launch of a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3) Rocket

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SpaceX was scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3) rocket as part of the SpX CRS-8 mission. The launch window for the Resupply mission was on Fri, Apr 8th, 2016, 4:43 PM from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success with an 90% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3) and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

SpX CRS-8

SpaceX launched the Dragon spacecraft on their eighth operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. Among the cargo was the Bigelow Aerospace’s BEAM module, which was attached to the station and will stay so for 2 years. BEAM is an expandable habitat module that will undergo tests to determine its worthiness during the stay. The flight was conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
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Rocket

Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3)

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