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Weather Forecast During Launch


According to weather officials, there’s a 75% chance of favorable weather conditions at the time of the launch.

Trajectory


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Galileo L12 (FOC FM25 & FM27)

Mission


Galileo L12 (FOC FM25 & FM27)

  • Type: Navigation
  • Orbit: Medium Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $52,000,000

Two satellites for Europe’s Galileo navigation system. Originally planned for launch on Soyuz-ST and then Ariane 6 but both were unavailable.

Galileo provides Europe with an alternative to the American GPS and Russian GLONASS constellations, but will be interoperable with both systems.

Location


Launch Complex 39A

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39A has witnessed the launch of 179 rockets, including 178 orbital launch attempts, while Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA, has been the site for 237 rocket launches.

Launch Complex 39A

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 B1060

Booster B1060 last launched 04/28/2024 and has seen 19 successful launches and landings. Stage Expended for the Galileo L12 mission.

Atlantic Ocean – ATL

Atlantic Ocean

Expended – EXP

Vehicle did not perform any landing operations after launch

B1060

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 O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
24 days ago

Great work to all involved.