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Success

Falcon 9 Block 5 | SAOCOM 1A

Launch Time
Mon Oct 08, 2018 02:21 UTC
The first Falcon 9 landing on Landing Zone 4.

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

B1048-2

Landing Zone 4

Missions

SAOCOM 1A

SAOCOM 1A will be equipped with a L-band (about 1.275 GHz) full polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR). The primary purpose is to mitigate the effects of natural disasters.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 3,000 kg
Sun-Synchronous Orbit

Location