Falcon 9 Full Thrust – SpaceX Family: Falcon Length: 71 meters Diameter: 3.65 meters Launch Mass: 546 Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 22800 The Falcon 9 Full Thrust was manufactured by SpaceX with the first launch on 2015-12-22. Falcon 9 Full Thrust has 24 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 25 launches. The Full Thrust variants first stage includes all systems necessary for an operational re-use of stages while the second stage is operated as an expendable rocket stage. Manufacturer 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 has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX is a Commercial USA entity that was founded in 2002 and is administered by CEO: Elon Musk. SpaceX has 120 successful launches and 9 failed launches with a total of 129 launches.