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Nova-C IM-1

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

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Mission

Nova-C IM-1

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

This is the first flight of Nova-C lander which was developed by Intuitive Machines. This mission is a part of CLPS program and carries various NASA payloads in support of Artemis lunar program, as well as multiple commercial payloads.

Location

Launch Complex 39A

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

202 rockets have launched from Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, 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 99 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 99 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.

Agency

SpaceX

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: SpX
Administration: CEO: Elon Musk
Founded: 2002
Launchers: Falcon
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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

Good luck to the Nova-C lander and heres to the foundation for the Artemis lunar missions to have us back on the moon to stay this time . In the legacy and footsteps of the great Apollo missions and the 12 astronauts who managed to walk upon the moon five… Read more »

james
james
1 month ago

Back to the moon !

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  james
1 month ago

and to stay this time James, see you there.