LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed May 08 2024
SpaceX

Starlink Group 6-56

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(6:42 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(3:00 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(6:42 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
  • A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Pad

Launch Complex 39A