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Falcon 9 Block 5 | GPS III SV01

Window Opens
Tue Dec 18, 2018 14:11 UTC
Window Closes
Tue Dec 18, 2018 14:35 UTC

Launch Vehicle

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

Missions

GPS III-1

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

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