SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Block 5 is set to launch 58 Starlink V1 L10 satellites and 3 SkySat satellites at 10:31 AM Eastern Time (USA) on August 18.
Launch Date (According to Indian Time Zone): August 18, 2020
Launch Time (According to Indian Time Zone): 8:01 PM (GMT +5:30)
Rocket Height: 70 m
LEO: 22,800 kg
GTO: 8,300 kg
Thrust: 7,607 kN
Fairing (dia): 5.2 m
Fairing (ht): 13 m
Rocket Launch Location: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral AFS, Florida, USA
Starlink V1 L10
SpaceX will launch a batch of Starlink satellites for their high-speed low earth orbit internet constellation.
Total Mass: 15,080 kg
SkySat 19, 20 and 21
SkySat are commercial Earth observation satellites by Skybox Imaging, licensed to collect high resolution panchromatic and multispectral images of the earth. The satellites operate in a polar inclined, circular orbit at approximately 450 km above the earth.
Total Mass: 360 kg
2020: 63rd orbital launch attempt
SpaceX: 100th mission
Falcon 9: 92nd mission
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