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Status

Success

Nilesat-301

Launch Time
Wed Jun 08, 2022 21:04 UTC

Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5
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

B1062

Flight #7
Just Read the Instructions
40 day turnaround
134th Falcon recovery attempt
122nd successful Falcon recovery attempt
49th consecutive successful Falcon recovery

Mission Details

Nilesat-301

Egyptian satellite operator Nilesat has partnered with SpaceX for the launch of Nilesat-301 geostationary communications satellite. The satellite is based on the Spacebus 4000-B2 platform and will weigh about four metric tons at launch. It offers a design life exceeding 15 years.

Nilesat-301 will help extend the company’s provision of Ku-band communications and direct digital broadcasting services in two new large regions of Africa, while also providing broadband Ka-band connectivity over all of Egypt.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 4,000 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Location

SLC-40, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA

Stats

2022

63rd orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

166th mission
23rd mission of 2022
160th successful mission
132nd consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

158th mission
23rd mission of 2022
155th successful mission
129th consecutive successful mission