Falcon 9 Block 5
SAOCOM 1A

Falcon 9 Block 5 | SAOCOM 1A

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 SAOCOM 1A mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Sun, Oct 7th, 2018, 10:21 PM from Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 Block 5 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

SAOCOM 1A

The SAOCOM 1A spacecraft is the first of the two SAOCOM constellation satellites. It is tasked with hydrology and land observaion, and will also operate jointly with the Italian COSMO-SkyMed constellation in X-band to provide frequent information relevant for emergency management.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5

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