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SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 12

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket as part of the Starlink 12 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on 10/01/2020 13:17 UTC from Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 Block 5 and experience the excitement for yourself.

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Mission: Starlink 12

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation – SpaceX’s project for space-based Internet communication system.

Rocket: Falcon 9 Block 5

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 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.

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