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Weather Forecast During Launch


According to weather officials, there’s a 95% chance of favorable weather conditions at the time of the launch.

Trajectory


View comprehensive details including the rocket’s trajectory, velocity, altitude, thrust, and more at FlightClub.io.

Mission


CSG-2

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $52,000,000

CSG-2 is an Earth observation satellite for the Italian Space Agency, part of a reconnaissance constellation using synthetic aperture radars operating in the X-band.

CSG-2

Location


Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 40 has witnessed the launch of 227 rockets, including 227 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 937 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 40

Rocket


SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5

Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. The Block 5 variant is the fifth major interval aimed at improving upon the ability for rapid reusability.

Falcon 9 Block 5

Landing


Core B1052

Booster B1052 last launched 05/01/2023 and has seen 7 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.

B1052

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.

SpaceX
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Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
2 years ago

Earth science and observation covering climate change of our planet is vital at this tipping point in time.
Bring it on SpaceX and others like our Italian space friends and other nations.

DaveElderkin
DaveElderkin
2 years ago

What azimuth?

Robert C Reeve
Robert C Reeve
Reply to  Rocket Monkey
2 years ago

You mean the link that doesn’t work?

Edgard
Edgard
2 years ago

where are they going to land the booster?

Robert C Reeve
Robert C Reeve
2 years ago

The link for trajectory does not work.

JERRY ADKINS
JERRY ADKINS
2 years ago

is it going north .. up the east coast ..

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
2 years ago

Still worth waiting for the launch , go SpaceX.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
2 years ago

Great launch and web coverage of MECO and 1st stage landing , your coverage is getting much better on these launches for us mortals to see.
Keep up the great work.