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Status

USSF-52

Launch Time
NET Apr 10, 2023

The first competitively won Air Force mission for Falcon Heavy. SpaceX's $130 million Falcon Heavy bid beat ULA's Delta IV Heavy.

Rocket

Falcon Heavy
SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $97.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 22,819 kN
Payload to LEO: 63,800 kg
Payload to GTO: 26,700 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 70.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.2 m
Fairing Height: 13.0 m

Vehicles

B1064

Flight #2
Unknown Recovery
160 day turnaround

B1065

Flight #2
Unknown Recovery
160 day turnaround

B1070

Flight #1
Expendable

Mission Details

USSF-52

A classified mission for the United States Air Force.

Payloads: 1
Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Location

LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA

Stats

2023

8th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

205th mission
3rd mission of 2023

Falcon Heavy

5th mission
1st mission of 2023