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Hispasat 30W-6 (Hispasat 1F)

Falcon 9 Block 4

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Weather Forecast During Launch


According to weather officials, there’s a 90% chance of favorable weather conditions at the time of the launch.

Mission


Hispasat 30W-6 (Hispasat 1F)

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $50,000,000

Hispasat 30W-6, also known as Hispasat 1F, is a Spanish geostationary communications satellite. Joining the Hispasat fleet, this satellite is to operate in orbit for 15 years, providing services to Europe, North Africa, North America and South America. It is a replacement for the Hispasat 1D satellite at 30º West longtitude in geostationary orbit. Satellite launch mass is about 6000 kg and it is equipped with Ku-, Ka- and C-band transponders.

Hispasat 30W-6 (Hispasat 1F)

Location


Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 40 has witnessed the launch of 221 rockets, including 221 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 931 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 40

Rocket


SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 4

The Full Thrust variants first stage includes all systems necessary for an operational re-use of stages while the second stage is operated as an expendable rocket stage.

Falcon 9 Block 4

Landing


Core B1044

Booster B1044 last launched 03/06/2018 and has seen 0 successful launches and landings. Stage Expended

Atlantic Ocean – ATL

Atlantic Ocean

Expended – EXP

Vehicle did not perform any landing operations after launch

B1044

Agency


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 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.

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