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Transporter 2 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Transporter 2 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

Type: Dedicated Rideshare

Transporter 2 mission is a dedicated rideshare flight to a sun-synchronous orbit with dozens of small microsatellites and nanosatellites for commercial and government customers.

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

Mission patch for Transporter 2 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

Location

Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Falcon 9

Length: 70 meters
Diameter: 3.65 meters
First Launch: May 11, 2018

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.

The Falcon 9 rocket has been launched a total of 70 times with 70 successful and 0 failed launches.

Landing

B1060 has successfully landed next to the launch site after its 8th launch.

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
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 has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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

11 seconds then aborted , never mind folks there is always tomorrow 1 July, 2021.

Ken & Judy O' Neill
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  Ken & Judy O' Neill
2 months ago

Great launch as always SpaceX.