- Type: Test Flight
- Orbit: Low Earth Orbit
- Launch Cost: $7,000,000
RatSat was an aluminum mass simulator on the fourth flight of the Falcon 1 rocket.
Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
Omelek Island has witnessed the launch of 5 rockets, including 5 orbital launch attempts, while Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, has been the site for 5 rocket launches.
SpaceX Falcon 1
The Falcon 1 was the first launch vehicle developed and manufactured by SpaceX in 2006. It is an expendable, two stage rocket where each stage is powered by a single LOX/RP1 engine.
Core F1 B0004
Booster F1 B0004 last launched 09/28/2008 and has seen 0 successful launches and landings. Initially scheduled for 23–25 Sep, carried dummy payload – mass simulator, 165 kg (originally intended to be RazakSAT.
Pacific Ocean – PAC
Expended – EXP
Vehicle did not perform any landing operations after launch
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 operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.