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Status

Success

SXM-7

Launch Time
Sun Dec 13, 2020 17:30 UTC

First reuse of fairings on a commercial launch. One of Falcon 9's fairing halves previously flew on the ANASIS-II mission.

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

B1051

Flight #7
Just Read the Instructions

Mission Details

SXM-7

SXM-7 is a radio satellite operated by Sirius XM and built by SSL. During configuration after it arrived in orbit, unfixable issues with the satellite's systems were discovered. The satellite was declared a total loss.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 7,000 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Location

SLC-40, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA

Stats

2020

105th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

111th mission
105th successful mission
77th consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

103rd mission
100th successful mission
74th consecutive successful mission