Launch Cost: $90,000,000
Geostationary communications satellite built by Maxar Technologies for EchoStar. With a capacity of 500 Gbps, its purpose is to relieve broadband capacity constraints in the Americas.
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Launch Complex 39A
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
217 rockets have launched from Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA.
Falcon Heavy – SpaceX
- Family: Falcon
- Length: 70 m
- Diameter: 12.2 m
- Launch Mass: 1400 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 63800 kg
The Falcon Heavy was manufactured by SpaceX with the first launch on 2018-02-06. Falcon Heavy has 5 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 5 launches. The Falcon Heavy is a variant of the Falcon 9 full thrust launch vehicle and consists of a standard Falcon 9 rocket core, with two additional boosters derived from the Falcon 9 first stage.
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.
Here is to the (Jupiter-3), never to be “lost in space”.!