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SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | PACE (Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem)

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket as part of the PACE (Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem) mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission is on 12/01/2022 00:00 UTC from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 and experience the excitement for yourself.

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Mission: PACE (Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem)

PACE (Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem) is a NASA Earth observation satellite mission. It will make global ocean color measurements to provide extended data records on ocean ecology and global biogeochemistry (e.g., carbon cycle) along with polarimetry measurements to provide extended data records on clouds and aerosols.

Rocket: Falcon 9

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.

Agency: 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 operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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