Dragon CRS-2 SpX-22
Falcon 9 Block 5
Dragon CRS-2 SpX-22
Launch Cost: $52,000,000
SpaceX will launch the second cargo variant of its Dragon 2 spacecraft on their 22nd commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. The flight will be conducted under the second Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.
Dragon will be filled with supplies and payloads, including critical materials to directly support science and research investigations that occur onboard the orbiting laboratory.
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Launch Complex 39A
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
217 rockets have launched from Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA.
Falcon 9 Block 5 – SpaceX
- Family: Falcon
- Length: 70 m
- Diameter: 3.65 m
- Launch Mass: 549 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 22800 kg
The Falcon 9 Block 5 was manufactured by SpaceX with the first launch on 2018-05-11. Falcon 9 Block 5 has 157 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 157 launches. 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.
B1067 landed on ASDS OCISLY after its first launch.
Of Course I Still Love You – OCISLY
The second ASDS barge, Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) services launches in the Pacific Ocean and was the site of the first landing of a SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage during CRS-8, the launch of a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.
Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship – ASDS
An autonomous spaceport drone ship (ASDS) is an ocean-going vessel derived from a deck barge, outfitted with station-keeping engines and a large landing platform. Construction of such ships was commissioned by aerospace company SpaceX to allow for recovery of rocket first-stages at sea for high-velocity missions which do not carry enough fuel to return to the launch site after lofting spacecraft onto an orbital trajectory.
SpaceX – SpX
- Type: Commercial
- Abbreviation: SpX
- Administration: CEO: Elon Musk
- Founded: 2002
- Launchers: Falcon | Starship
- Spacecraft: Dragon
- Country: USA
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.
Hey let’s have that thing go off!
You go Elon we have all the faith in you and can’t wait to see what all your doing. Good luck, fly high and may all your rocket’s come down safe…
Wish the folks at the ISS all the very best and keep up the great progress from us Aussies.
Science is awesome.
Oh dear, according to this web site the criteria for launch are so precise that it is impossible for them to be satisfied. Does the temperature have to be more or less than the the value stated, I refuse to believe that it has to be exactly that. Does the… Read more »
The weather information is the weather forecast and not the criteria for the launch.
Well done again SpaceX.