Next Spaceflight

Status

Success

Starlink Group 4-20 and Varuna-TDM

Launch Time
Mon Sep 05, 2022 02:09 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

B1052

Flight #7
Just Read the Instructions
31 day turnaround
151st Falcon recovery attempt
139th successful Falcon recovery attempt
66th consecutive successful Falcon recovery

Mission Details

Starlink Group 4-20

SpaceX will launch a batch of Starlink satellites for their high-speed low earth orbit internet constellation.

Payloads: 51
Low Earth Orbit

Varuna-TDM

Boeing’s Varuna Technology Demonstration Mission (Varuna-TDM) will test V-band communications for a proposed constellation of 147 non-geostationary broadband satellites. The satellite will be deployed from Spaceflight's Sherpa-LTC2 orbital transfer vehicle (OTV) after Sherpa-LTC2 transport its customer payload to a 1000-kilometer low Earth orbit.

Payloads: 1
Low Earth Orbit

Location

SLC-40, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA

Stats

2022

111th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

183rd mission
40th mission of 2022
177th successful mission
149th consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

175th mission
40th mission of 2022
172nd successful mission
146th consecutive successful mission