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Inmarsat I-6 F2

Launch Time
Sat Feb 18, 2023 03:59 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 #3
Just Read the Instructions
31 day turnaround
184th Falcon recovery attempt
172nd successful Falcon recovery attempt
99th consecutive successful Falcon recovery

Mission Details

Inmarsat I-6 F2

Inmarsat I-6 F2 is a geostationary communications satellite built by Airbus. F2 will carry a large 9m aperture L-band antenna and nine multibeam Ka-band antennas, and feature a high level of flexibility and connectivity. A new generation modular digital processor will provide full routing flexibility over up to 8000 channels and dynamic power allocation to over 200 spot beams in L-band. Ka-band spot beams will be steerable over the full Earth disk, with flexible channel to beam allocation.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 5,470 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit


SLC-40, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA



24th orbital launch attempt


216th mission
12th mission of 2023
210th successful mission
182nd consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

206th mission
11th mission of 2023
203rd successful mission
177th consecutive successful mission