NEXT SPACEFLIGHT

Status

Success

GPS III-6

Launch Time
Wed Jan 18, 2023 12:24 UTC

Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5
Image Credit: SpaceX
SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $67.0 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

B1077

Flight #2
A Shortfall of Gravitas
105 day turnaround
176th Falcon recovery attempt
164th successful Falcon recovery attempt
91st consecutive successful Falcon recovery

Mission Details

GPS III SV06

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: 4,352.0 kg
Medium Earth Orbit

Location

SLC-40, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA

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Stats

2023

11th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

208th mission
4th mission of 2023
202nd successful mission
174th consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

198th mission
3rd mission of 2023
195th successful mission
169th consecutive successful mission