LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat May 20 2023
SpaceX

Iridium-9

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(1:16 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(1:16 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(1:16 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Falcon 9 Block 5

Description:

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 Block 5 variant is the fifth major interval aimed at improving upon the ability for rapid reusability.

Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Communications
  • Up to 5 spare satellites for the Iridium NEXT constellation.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Pad

Space Launch Complex 4E