NEXT SPACEFLIGHT

Status

GOES-U

Launch Time
NET Jun 25, 2024

Rocket

Falcon Heavy
Image Credit: NASA
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

Expendable

B1087

Flight #1
Landing Zone 1

B1072

Flight #1
310th Falcon recovery attempt
Landing Zone 2

B1086

Flight #1
311th Falcon recovery attempt

Mission Details

GOES-U

GOES-U will provide advanced imagery and atmospheric measurements of Earth’s weather, oceans, and environment, as well as real-time mapping of total lightning activity and improved monitoring of solar activity and space weather.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 5,000.0 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Location

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

Stats

2024

86th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

342nd mission
42nd mission of 2024

Falcon Heavy

10th mission
1st mission of 2024