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Starlink Group 3-3

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Starlink Group 3-3

Type: Communications
Launch Cost: $52,000,000

A batch of 46 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation – SpaceX’s project for space-based Internet communication system.

Trajectory

The trajectory is unavailable. Check back for updates.

Mission patch for Starlink Group 3-3

Location

Space Launch Complex 4E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

735 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Core Landing

B1061 has successfully landed on ASDS OCISLY after its tenth flight.

Of Course I Still Love You – OCISLY

The second ASDS barge, Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) services launches in the Pacific Ocean and was the site of the first landing of a SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage during CRS-8, the launch of a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship – ASDS

An autonomous spaceport drone ship (ASDS) is an ocean-going vessel derived from a deck barge, outfitted with station-keeping engines and a large landing platform. Construction of such ships was commissioned by aerospace company SpaceX to allow for recovery of rocket first-stages at sea for high-velocity missions which do not carry enough fuel to return to the launch site after lofting spacecraft onto an orbital trajectory.

Agency

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.

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