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Transporter 3 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

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Mission

Transporter 3 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

Type: Dedicated Rideshare
Launch Cost: $52,000,000

Transporter 3 mission is a dedicated rideshare flight to a sun-synchronous orbit with dozens of small microsatellites and nanosatellites for commercial and government customers.

Mission patch for Transporter 3 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

Location

Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

843 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 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.

Landing

B1058 has successfully landed at Landing Zone 1 after its tenth flight.

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 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
5 months ago

Rideshare is the future of space exploration.
The road-trains of the future .

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
4 months ago

The SpaceX gang are back for 2022 this year is going to be a ripper folks .
Gateway to the universe.

Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
4 months ago

Let’s hope for a great launch.

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
Reply to  Aaron Gosnell
4 months ago

Happy New Year Aaron hold on 2022 is going to be the best in space exploration we have ever seen.
Buckle up and start the count down and as you would say , light that candle Alan Shepard we are coming .

Tim
Tim
4 months ago

Will the trajectory be visible from Jamaica ?

Last edited 4 months ago by Tim
Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
4 months ago

Fantastic launch and video cam of the whole shooting match .
Cannot wait for the next one , bring it on SpaceX.