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Status

Success

GPS III-4

Launch Time
Thu Nov 05, 2020 23:24 UTC

Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5
SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $50.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 7,607 kN
Payload to LEO: 22,800 kg
Payload to GTO: 8,300 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 70.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.2 m
Fairing Height: 13.0 m

Vehicles

B1062

Flight #1
Of Course I Still Love You

Mission Details

GPS III SV04

GPS Block IIIA consists of the first ten (known as "tranche") of GPS III satellites, which will be used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System operational. Lockheed Martin designed, developed and manufactured the GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST) and all ten Block IIIA satellites.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 3,880 kg
Medium Earth Orbit

Location

SLC-40, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA

Stats

2020

86th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

106th mission
100th successful mission
72nd consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

98th mission
95th successful mission
69th consecutive successful mission