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Türksat 5A

Launch Time
Fri Jan 08, 2021 02:15 UTC


Falcon 9 Block 5
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



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75 day turnaround
81st Falcon recovery attempt
70th successful Falcon recovery attempt
21st consecutive successful Falcon recovery

Mission Details

Türksat 5A

Türksat 5A is a telecommunications satellite operated by the state-owned Türksat A.Ş.

Türksat AS began the project in September 2011. Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will the turkish industry partner. The final production contract was expected for 2015 but was much delayed to October 2017, when Airbus Defence and Space was selected.

Türksat-5A is built on the all-electric Eurostar-3000EOR bus and will weight about 3500 kg at launch. It provides 12 kilowatts of power at the end of its life and features an all Ku-band payload

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 3,500 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit


SLC-40, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA



1st orbital launch attempt


113th mission
1st mission of 2021
107th successful mission
79th consecutive successful mission

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105th mission
1st mission of 2021
102nd successful mission
76th consecutive successful mission