NEXT SPACEFLIGHT

Status

Blue Ghost Mission 1

Launch Time
NET October, 2024
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Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5
Image Credit: SpaceX
SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $69.75 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

Mission Details

Blue Ghost Mission 1

Blue Ghost is a commercial lunar lander developed by Firefly Aerospace for NASA’s CLPS program. Blue Ghost is designed to bring up to 155kg of payload to the lunar surface. It will land at Mare Crisium in the Crisium Basin and is designed to last 14 days before freezing in the lunar night.

Trans Lunar Injection

Location

SLC-40 or LC-39A, Florida, USA