Next Spaceflight

Status

Success

USSF-44

Launch Time
Tue Nov 01, 2022 13:41 UTC

First SpaceX mission direct to GEO.

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

B1065

Flight #1
Landing Zone 2
161st Falcon recovery attempt
149th successful Falcon recovery attempt
76th consecutive successful Falcon recovery

B1064

Flight #1
Landing Zone 1
162nd Falcon recovery attempt
150th successful Falcon recovery attempt
77th consecutive successful Falcon recovery

B1066

Flight #1
Expendable

Mission Details

USSF-44

USSF-44 is a classified mission for the United States Space Force.

There will be 2 payloads on board this mission, a larger, unconfirmed satellite and a micro-satellite named TETRA-1. TETRA-1 is the first in a series of prototype GEO satellites being launched by the US Military which will test systems procedures for future satellites.

Payloads: 2
Total Mass: 3,700 kg
Geostationary Earth Orbit

Location

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

Stats

2022

149th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

193rd mission
50th mission of 2022
187th successful mission
159th consecutive successful mission

Falcon Heavy

4th mission
1st mission of 2022
4th successful mission