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Hakuto-R M1 & Lunar Flashlight

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Trajectory


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

Mission


Hakuto-R M1 & Lunar Flashlight

  • Type: Lunar Exploration
  • Orbit: Lunar Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $52,000,000

First mission of the Hakuto-R commercial lunar lander developed by private Japanese company ispace.

Rideshare includes Lunar Flashlight, NASA’s cubesat that will search for water ice at the Moon’s South Pole.

Hakuto-R M1 & Lunar Flashlight

Location


Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 40 has witnessed the launch of 221 rockets, including 221 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 931 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 B1073

Booster B1073 last launched 01/15/2024 and has seen 12 successful launches and landings. Notable missions include SES-22, Hakuto-R and CRS-27.

Landing Zone 2 – LZ-2

LZ-2 Pad located at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at the previous LC-13. Directly next to LZ-1

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.

B1073

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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