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Starlink Group 4-7

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Starlink Group 4-7

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

A batch of 49 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 4-7

Location

Launch Complex 39A

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

215 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 145 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 145 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

B1061 has successfully landed on ASDS ASOG after its sixth flight.

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 – 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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
1 year ago

Bring on the satellites your going the distance SpaceX.

Robert Bumiller
Robert Bumiller
1 year ago

So much easier finding it here than navigating the NASA web site. Running around in circles and could not find out I it as even launched. Thanks, bookmarking this page now.

Tim
Tim
1 year ago

Where do I find trajectory?

TJ Waller Photography
TJ Waller Photography
Reply to  Tim
1 year ago

When it is available, this app and the [we don’t talk about other apps] will show it by linking to “FLIGHTCLUB TELEMETRY” (flightclub.io). If you don’t see the TRAJECTORY section on this page of this app, that usually means it’s not available yet. However, I can tell you that this… Read more »

Last edited 1 year ago by Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
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Reply to  Tim
1 year ago

The link has been added to the mission section above.

ABolick
ABolick
1 year ago

Saw it from Jacksonville

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
11 months ago

Another great launch for the history books.
Go SpaceX.