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SpaceX lifts Canadian communication firm's Telstar19 VANTAGE satellite into duty - The Daily Breeze

SpaceX lobbed a Telstar19 VANTAGE satellite into a geostationary transfer orbit early Sunday morning, in the first of two planned missions for the Hawthorne-based rocketbuilder this week. Elon Musk's company broadcast the launch of the Block 5 Falcon 9 ...

SpaceX launches Block 5 version Falcon 9 rocket - KGO-TV

SpaceX launched a new era for its company. Their Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket blasted off into space without a hitch Saturday night. It can be re-used up to 10 times. That means it's much more economical, as the company tries to cut costs for ...

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 satellite communication – video - The Koz Times

The satellite will provide access to Wi-Fi to passengers over the North Atlantic ocean. Space company SpaceX in the night of Sunday, July 22, successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket which should put into orbit the canadian communication satellite ...

SpaceX sends Telstar satellite into space - MyBroadband

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched a satellite for customer Telstar early Sunday, marking the 13th launch of the year for the closely held company led by Elon Musk. SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the payload from Space Launch ...

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket - The Siver Times

As reported in space company, the launch was successfulaerospace company SpaceX tonight, July 22, successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket with a communication satellite weighing 7 tons, which is supposed to launch a canadian communications satellite ...

Lucky Number 13: SpaceX Sends Telstar Satellite Into Orbit - Bloomberg

SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the payload from Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida at 1:50 a.m. local time. The satellite was deployed approximately 32 minutes after liftoff and the rocket's first stage later landed on the droneship named ...

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket with a communication satellite - The Bobr Times

The us private aerospace company SpaceX tonight, July 22, successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket which should put into orbit the canadian communication satellite Telstar 19 Vantage, designed to transmit broadband signal in North and South America, ...

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 with the communication satellite news ZIK.UA - The Siver Post

The rocket should put into orbit the canadian communication satellite Telstar 19 Vantage is designed to transmit a broadband signal in North and South America. About it reports a press-service of the company.

Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral, lands booster on ship in ocean - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - SpaceX kicked off the second half of its 2018 launch schedule early Sunday with the successful delivery of a Canadian telecommunications satellite to orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station — already the company's 13th ...

Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launches communications satellite with Falcon 9 rocket - City A.M.

Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launched the heavyweight Telstar 19 VINTAGE communications satellite into orbit last night using its Falcon 9 rocket. The rocket launched the 7,000 kilogram satellite on Sunday evening from Cape Canaveral Air Force ...

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches Telstar 19V satellite and lands on drone ship - Yahoo News

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket executed a textbook launch to put the heavy-duty Telstar 19 Vantage telecommunications satellite into orbit tonight and bring back the first-stage booster for an at-sea landing. The successful mission kicked off what's expected ...

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Block 5 Launch Kicks Off a New Era in Reusability - Yahoo News

Early Sunday morning, SpaceX will conduct a fairly routine launch that also marks a new era for the company. From this point on, SpaceX will only launch the final “Block 5” version of the Falcon 9 rocket, optimized both for power and reusability. The ...

SpaceX has a successful second launch of its Block 5 rocket | Ars ... - Ars Technica

Update: At the top of its launch window, the Falcon 9 rocket took off early Sunday at 1:50am ET (05:50 UTC) and lofted its large satellite payload into ...

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 with the canadian satellite (PHOTOS, VIDEO) - The Siver Post

July 22 at 08:50 Moscow time SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 with a canadian satellite on Board. It is reported by the company SpaceX. The thirteenth launch of the company Elon musk in 2018 had a record: weight Vantage Telstar 19 – 7080 kg Is the heaviest ...

SpaceX Falcon 9 Sets New Record with Successful Launch of Heaviest Communications Satellite Into Orbit - Interesting Engineering

SpaceX set a new record today by successfully launching communications satellite Telstar 19 VANTAGE to a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO). The launch marks the heaviest payload that a Falcon 9 has carried to a GTO.

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket with communication satellite - 112 International (blog)

SpaceX cosmic company successfully launched Falcon 9 rocket at night on July 22. The rocket ought to put into orbit Telstar 19 Vantage, Canadian communication satellite designed to transmit a wide bandwidth signal in North and South America. The Press ...

SpaceX successfully launches the Telstar 19 Vantage for Telesat - Firstpost

SpaceX has launched one of the two missions it has planned for this weekend with the launch of the Telstar 19 Vantage telecom satellite for Telesat using its Falcon 9 rocket. The Telstar 19 happens to be one of two satellites that SpaceX is launching ...

Second Falcon 9 Block 5 Takes A Midnight Ride - Aviation Week

Cape Canaveral - SpaceX's second Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket, designed for multiple flights with minimal refurbishment, lifted off from Cape Canaveral AFS early July 22 to deliver the massive Telstar 19 Vantage communications satellite into orbit. The ...

SpaceX delivers for Telesat with successful early morning launch - Spaceflight Now

An upgraded model of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket fired into orbit early Sunday from Florida's Space Coast, hoisting a record-setting 7.8-ton (nearly 7.1-metric ton) communications satellite for Telesat toward its planned perch more than 22,000 miles over ...

Beginning this weekend, SpaceX is slated to release its 2nd Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket - Daily Enterpriser

Early Sunday early morning, SpaceX is slated to release its 2nd Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket– the last and most effective variation of the automobile the business prepares to make. After launch, SpaceX will try to land the car on among its self-governing ...

Falcon 9 is a family of two-stage-to-orbit launch vehicles, named for its use of nine first-stage engines, designed and manufactured by SpaceX. The Falcon 9 versions are the Falcon 9 v1.0 , Falcon 9 v1.1 , and the current Falcon 9 Full Thrust, a partially-reusable launch system. Both stages are powered by rocket engines that burn liquid oxygen and rocket-grade kerosene propellants. The first stage is designed to be reusable, while the second stage is not. The Falcon 9 versions are in the medium-lift to heavy-lift range of launch systems. The current Falcon 9 can lift payloads of up to 22,800 kilograms to low Earth orbit, and up to 8,300 kilograms to geostationary transfer orbit.

Falcon 9
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Falcon 9 Full Thrust standing on the LC40 launch pad, carrying a Dragon cargo spacecraft for the CRS-8 mission (April 8, 2016)
Function Orbital launch vehicle
Manufacturer SpaceX
Country of origin United States
Cost per launch FT: $62M
Size
Height
  • Block 5: 70 m (230 ft)
  • FT: 70 m (230 ft)
  • v1.1: 68.4 m (224 ft)
  • v1.0: 54.9 m (180 ft)
Diameter 3.7 m (12 ft)
Mass
  • FT: 549,054 kg (1,210,457 lb)
  • v1.1: 505,846 kg (1,115,200 lb)
  • v1.0: 333,400 kg (735,000 lb)
Stages 2
Capacity
Payload to LEO
  • FT: 22,800 kg (50,300 lb)
  • v1.1: 13,150 kg (28,990 lb)
  • v1.0: 10,450 kg (23,040 lb)
Payload to
GTO
  • FT: 8,300 kg (18,300 lb)
  • v1.1: 4,850 kg (10,690 lb)
  • v1.0: 4,540 kg (10,010 lb)
Launch history
Status
  • Block 5: In Development
  • FT: Active
  • v1.1: Retired
  • v1.0: Retired
Launch sites
Total launches
  • 28+1
    • FT: 8+1
    • v1.1: 15
    • v1.0: 5
Successes
  • 26
    • FT: 8
    • v1.1: 14
    • v1.0: 4
Failures
  • 2
    • FT: 1
    • v1.1: 1
Partial failures 1 (v1.0)
Landings 6 / 11 attempts
First flight
Last flight
First stage
Engines
Thrust
  • Block 5 (Mid 2017): 8,451 kN (1,900,000 lbf)
  • FT : 7,607 kN (1,710,000 lbf)
  • FT: 6,806 kN (1,530,000 lbf)
  • v1.1: 5,885 kN (1,323,000 lbf)
  • v1.0: 4,940 kN (1,110,000 lbf)
Specific impulse
  • v1.1
    • Sea level: 282 seconds
    • Vacuum: 311 seconds
  • v1.0
    • Sea level: 275 seconds
    • Vacuum: 304 seconds
Burn time
  • FT: 162 seconds
  • v1.1: 180 seconds
  • v1.0: 170 seconds
Fuel LOX / RP-1
Second stage
Engines
Thrust
  • FT: 934 kN (210,000 lbf)
  • v1.1: 801 kN (180,000 lbf)
  • v1.0: 617 kN (139,000 lbf)
Specific impulse
  • FT: 348 seconds
  • v1.1: 340 seconds
  • v1.0: 342 seconds
Burn time
  • FT: 397 seconds
  • v1.1: 375 seconds
  • v1.0: 345 seconds
Fuel LOX / RP-1

Falcon 9 is a family of two-stage-to-orbit launch vehicles, named for its use of nine first-stage engines, designed and manufactured by SpaceX. The Falcon 9 versions are the Falcon 9 v1.0 (retired), Falcon 9 v1.1 (retired), and the current Falcon 9 Full Thrust, a partially-reusable launch system. Both stages are powered by rocket engines that burn liquid oxygen (LOX) and rocket-grade kerosene (RP-1) propellants. The first stage is designed to be reusable, while the second stage is not. The Falcon 9 versions are in the medium-lift to heavy-lift range of launch systems. The current Falcon 9 ("Full Thrust") can lift payloads of up to 22,800 kilograms (50,300 lb) to low Earth orbit, and up to 8,300 kilograms (18,300 lb) to geostationary transfer orbit.

The Falcon 9 and Dragon capsule combination won a Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract from NASA in 2008 to deliver cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) under the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program. The first commercial resupply mission to the ISS launched in October 2012. The initial version 1.0 design made five flights before it was retired in 2013. The version 1.1 design made a total of 15 flights beginning in 2013 before it was retired in January 2016.

SpaceX has been flying an improved version with 30 percent higher performance —Falcon 9 Full Thrust—since December 2015 on the 20th Falcon 9 launch. This followed the 2013 upgrade which was 60 percent heavier —Falcon 9 v1.1—that flew from September 2013 on the sixth Falcon 9 launch, through January 2016 on the 21st Falcon 9 launch. Falcon 9 Full Thrust will be the base for the Falcon Heavy launch vehicle. SpaceX intends to complete testing in order to achieve certification for the Falcon 9 to be human-rated for transporting NASA astronauts to the ISS as part of a Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract, also using the Full Thrust version. Elon Musk announced that there will be a final upgrade to the Falcon 9, Block 5 (Previously known unofficially as Falcon 9 1.3). This upgrade will mainly increase the thrust on the engines to the maximum they can produce and will make some improvements to the landing legs. There will also be some minor improvements to help recovery and reuse, among other smaller things.