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Intelsat 40e/TEMPO

Launch Time
Fri Apr 07, 2023 05:30 UTC


Falcon 9 Block 5
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



Flight #4
Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship
38 day turnaround
195th Falcon recovery attempt

Mission Details

Intelsat 40e/TEMPO

Intelsat 40e is an advanced geostationary satellite that will provide Intelsat’s government and enterprise customers across North and Central America with high-throughput, “coast-to-coast” services. The satellite’s capabilities will support the growing number of customers that depend on Intelsat’s managed services and solutions to easily integrate satellite into their overall networking and communications strategies.

Hosted on the Intelsat 40e satellite is NASA’s Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO), an Earth science instrument that will observe air pollution over North America in unprecedented detail.

Payloads: 1
Geostationary Transfer Orbit


SLC-40, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA



51st orbital launch attempt


227th mission
23rd mission of 2023

Falcon 9

217th mission
22nd mission of 2023