SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket
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 SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is currently active has 2 stages and costs $50,000,000 to launch. The first SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch was on 06/04/2010 and the current success rate is 97%.
The dimensions of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket include a height of 229.6 ft or 70 m, a diameter of 12 ft or 3.7 m and a mass of 1,207,920 lbs or 549,054 kg.
The engines of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket contains 9 merlin engines in an octaweb layout. The rocket propellant is liquid oxygen and RP-1 kerosene with a thrust at sea level of 845 kN or 190,000 lbf and a thrust in a vacuum of 914 kN or 205,500 lbf.
The payload weights of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in Low Earth Orbit are 50,265 lb or 22,800 kg, in Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit are 18,300 lb or 8,300 kg, in Mars Orbit are 8,860 lb or 4,020 kg.View More SpaceX Rockets