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Starlink Group 4-10

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Starlink Group 4-10

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

A batch of 48 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation – SpaceX’s project for space-based Internet communication system.

Trajectory

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

Mission patch for Starlink Group 4-10

Location

Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

847 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 104 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 104 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.

Landing

The Falcon 9 first stage has successfully landed on autonomous droneship A Shortfall of Gravitas.

A Shortfall of Gravitas – ASOG

The fourth ASDS barge, A Shortfall of Gravitas (ASOG) is currently used to recover Falcon 9 and Heavy boosters in the Altantic Ocean.

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

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
Ken & Judy
4 months ago

“The only border that matters is the thin (blue line) of our atmosphere”
All countries are therefore one!.

OutOfControl
OutOfControl
Reply to  Ken & Judy
3 months ago

I think Vlad would beg to differ with you.

Glen
Glen
3 months ago

please verify your launch time, it looks like the launch time is for 7:17am on Monday.

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
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Reply to  Glen
3 months ago

The time has been updated.

Tim
Tim
3 months ago

Will this be visible from NE Florida?

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
Admin
Reply to  Tim
3 months ago

If you click on the link under the mission section you can see the trajectory is south. You may be able to see it but probably not for long.

Paul
Paul
3 months ago

8:45 am or 9:06 am??

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
Admin
Reply to  Paul
3 months ago

The launch is scheduled for 8:45 AM right now. Check back for updates.

Linda in New Port Richey, FL
Linda in New Port Richey, FL
3 months ago

Will a link be provide so we can watch Online like previous launches? These are much better than the limited exposure/ information provided on the “News” stations. Everyone is doing a great job to move us Forward!

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
Admin
Reply to  Linda in New Port Richey, FL
3 months ago

Yes, the link will be posted when it is available.

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
3 months ago

Another great launch and show by our friends at SpaceX. Always good to see the landing on the drone ship and amazing technology folks, thanks again SpaceX for the telecast of these launches its always appreciated by us Aussies down under. P.S Not bad for an American “broomstick” rocket launch… Read more »

Last edited 3 months ago by Judy
The Local Locksmith Company
The Local Locksmith Company
2 months ago

Space X I cannot wait to see the heavy booster catch landing. Good luck and God bless.