- Family: Falcon
- Length: 47.8 m
- Diameter: 3.65 m
- Launch Mass: 318 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 9300 kg
The Falcon 9 v1.0 was manufactured by SpaceX with the first launch on 2010-06-04. Falcon 9 v1.0 has 4 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 5 launches. The Falcon 9 v1.0 first stage was used on the first five Falcon 9 launches, and powered by nine SpaceX Merlin 1C rocket engines arranged in a 3×3 pattern.
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. SpaceX is a Commercial USA entity that was founded in 2002 and is administered by CEO: Elon Musk.
SpaceX has 223 successful launches and 9 failed launches with a total of 232 launches.