Falcon 9 Block 5 | SpX USCV-2 (NASA Crew Flight 2)

Launch Successful

Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. The Block 5 variant is the fifth major interval aimed at improving upon the ability for rapid reusability.

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SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

Crew Dragon Endeavour


Launch Crew Count : 4

Status : Launch Successful


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Crew

Robert S. Kimbrough

Flight Engineer

Nationality American

Date Of Birth June 4, 1967 00:00

Status Active


K. Megan McArthur

Flight Engineer

Nationality American

Date Of Birth August 30, 1971 00:00

Status Active


Akihiko Hoshide

Flight Engineer

Nationality Japanese

Date Of Birth December 28, 1968 00:00

Status Active


Thomas Pesquet

Commander

Nationality French

Date Of Birth February 27, 1978 00:00

Status Active


Falcon 9


Height : 70 Meters

Max Stages : 2

Diameter : 3 Meters


Launch Success : 70

Consecutive Success : 70

Launch Failures : 0


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