Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Formosat 5

Falcon 9 Full Thrust | Formosat 5

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 Formosat 5 mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Thu Aug 24th 2017 2:51 PM from Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg AFB, CA. 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

Formosat 5

Formosat 5 is an Earth observation satellite developed by the Taiwan's National Space Organization (NSPO). Weighing about 475 kg, it will reside in a sun-synchronous orbit at 720-km altitude.

Location

Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3)

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