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Hakuto-R M1 & Lunar Flashlight

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

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Mission

Hakuto-R M1 & Lunar Flashlight

Type: Lunar Exploration
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.

Trajectory

View the rocket launch trajectory, velocity, altitude, thrust and much more at FlightClub.io

Location

Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

865 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

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 131 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 131 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.

Core Landing

B1073 will attempt to land back at the launch site after its fifth flight.

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.

Agency

SpaceX

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.

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Dan
Dan
9 days ago

Trajectory??

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
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Reply to  Dan
9 days ago

It is now available. Click on the link under the mission section.

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
7 days ago

To the moon or bust , go SpaceX.!.

Gvb
Gvb
7 days ago

Did they delay the launch of falcon from the Nov 30 to Dec 1?

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
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Reply to  Gvb
7 days ago

Yes

Jim Pook
Jim Pook
Reply to  Gvb
6 days ago

Now Dec. 30th.

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
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Reply to  Jim Pook
6 days ago

That date will be updated when a new date is announced.

David
David
6 days ago

Weather permitting? It’s completely overcast.