Falcon 9 Block 5
Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $52,000,000
Israeli Earth Observation satellite with 38 cm resolution in panchromatic mode and 76 cm resolution in multi-spectral mode, covering a swath of ~12.5 km.
The satellite is similar to OPTSAT-3000 built by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for the Italian Defense Ministry.
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Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
735 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.
B1061 has landed back at LZ-4 after its eleventh flight.
Landing Zone 4 – LZ-4
LZ at Vandenberg
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.
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.