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SpX CRS-12

Falcon 9 Block 4

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Weather Forecast During Launch


According to weather officials, there’s a 80% chance of favorable weather conditions at the time of the launch.

Mission


SpX CRS-12

  • Type: Resupply
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $50,000,000

SpaceX launched the Dragon spacecraft on their 12th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight was conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

SpX CRS-12

Location


Launch Complex 39A

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39A has witnessed the launch of 169 rockets, including 168 orbital launch attempts, while Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA, has been the site for 227 rocket launches.

Launch Complex 39A

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 B1039

Booster B1039 last launched 04/02/2018 and has seen 1 successful launches and landings. Stage Expended

Landing Zone 1 – LZ-1

LZ-1 Pad located at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at the previous LC-13

Return to Launch Site – RTLS

A return to launch site usually means that after stage separation the booster flips and does a burn back towards the launch site, landing near where it initially launched from.

B1039

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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