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Transporter 5 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Weather Forecast During Launch


According to weather officials, there’s a 90% chance of favorable weather conditions at the time of the launch.

Mission


Transporter 5 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

  • Type: Dedicated Rideshare
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $52,000,000

Transporter 5 mission is a dedicated rideshare flight to a sun-synchronous orbit with 59 cubeSats, microsats, non-deploying hosted payloads, and orbital transfer vehicles for commercial and government customers.

Transporter 5 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

Location


Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 40 has witnessed the launch of 232 rockets, including 232 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 942 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 40

Rocket


SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5

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.

Falcon 9 Block 5

Landing


Core B1061

Booster B1061 last launched 02/23/2024 and has seen 19 successful launches and landings. Booster which launched Crew-1, Crew-2 and IXPE.

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.

B1061

Agency


SpaceX

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
2 years ago

Rideshareing small satellites is now the future going forward.

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kantrolmatik ailesi telegram channel
2 years ago

kontrolmatik

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill

we second that.!

Lydia Mancini
Lydia Mancini
2 years ago

I will not be able to see the launch or the return my standard poodle is not well
So my better choice is to stay home with him.
Those that are going enjoy

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  Lydia Mancini
2 years ago

We did enjoy via webcam you missed a great launch but no worries there are more to come .
Hope your poodle is getting better.

CSWHO
CSWHO
2 years ago

what’s the trajectory? North or South?

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

Fantastic launch and those Falcon 9 A1 landings are always great to see keep them coming SpaceX.!