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ViaSat-3 Americas

Falcon Heavy

SpaceX

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Mission

ViaSat-3 Americas

Type: Communications
Launch Cost: $90,000,000

The ViaSat-3 is a series of three Ka-band satellites is expected to provide vastly superior capabilities in terms of service speed and flexibility for a satellite platform. Each ViaSat-3 class satellite is expected to deliver more than 1-Terabit per second of network capacity, and to leverage high levels of flexibility to dynamically direct capacity to where customers are located.

Location

Launch Complex 39A

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

211 rockets have launched from Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Rocket

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 4 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 4 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.

Strap-On Booster Landing

The side-booster will attempt to land back at the launch site.

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.

Strap-On Booster Landing

The side-booster will attempt to land back at the launch site.

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.

Core Landing

– N/A

Agency

SpaceX

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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Daniel
Daniel
14 days ago

Falcon Heavy at work again!:)