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Status

Success

GPS III SV01

Launch Time
Sun Dec 23, 2018 13:51 UTC

Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5
SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $50.0 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

B1054

Flight #1
Expendable

Mission Details

GPS III SV01

GPS Block IIIA consists of the first ten (known as "tranche") of GPS III satellites, which will be used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System operational. Lockheed Martin designed, developed and manufactured the GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST) and all ten Block IIIA satellites.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 3,880 kg
Medium Earth Orbit

Location

Stats

2018

111th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

73rd mission
68th successful mission
39th consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

67th mission
65th successful mission
38th consecutive successful mission