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Wiki SpaceX Manifest and Launch Cadence

ecarfan

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Thanks watched that video, super cool!

Seeing FIVE F9 first stages in the main SpaceX building in Hawthorne and how crowded it looked, I told my spouse: "We're going to need a bigger factory" (cue Jaws theme music).

I've walked by that building several times when at the Hawthorne Supercharger, always hoping the main door on the street side would be open so I can peek inside, but it never is. :(
 
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Grendal

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Thanks watched that video, super cool!

Seeing FIVE F9 first stages in the main SpaceX building in Hawthorne and how crowded it looked, I told my spouse: "We're going to need a bigger factory" (cue Jaws theme music).

I've walked by that building several times when at the Hawthorne Supercharger, always hoping the main door on the street side would be open so I can peek inside, but it never is. :(

I thought I saw six booster cores in the video. 2 on the outside edges and 4 in the center with at least 1 being a pre-flown core.

I think you get a glimpse of the new helium system (the red CPOVs) that replaced the anomaly causing helium system. That is, unless those were for something completely different.
 

landis

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Prototype for a potential 'wiki' thread...

2017ReuseDateRktLaunch siteOrbitWeightRecoveryPayload / Thread
1-Jan 14F9LC-4EPO860 (x10)JRTIIridium Next (1-10)
2-Feb 19F9LC-39A??LZ-1Dragon CRS-10
3-March 16 0600 UTCF9LC-39ALEO??LZ-1echostar 23
41March 30F9LC-39ALEO??LZ-1ses-10
5-April 29F9LC-39ALEO??LZ-1NROL-76
6-May 15F9LC-39AGTO6070noInmarsat 5-F4
7-June 1 2130 UTCF9LC-39ALEO(3300)LZ-1Dragon CRS-11
82Jun 23F9LC-39AGTO3669OCISLYBulgariaSat-1
9-Jun 25 2025 UTCF9LC-4EPO860 (x10)JRTIIridium Next (11-20)
Launched January through June of 2017
 

landis

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Upcoming launches from earlier in this thread

2017ReuseDateRktLaunch siteOrbitWeightRecoveryPayload / Thread
10-July 1F9LC-39AGTO~6000noIntelsat 35e
tbd-Jun?F9LC-39AGTO5400OCISLYSES-11(EchoStar 105)
tbd-JulF9LC-39AGTO~3500LZ-1 or ASDSKoreaSat 5A
tbd-Jul 22F9LC-4ESSO525JRTIFORMOSAT 5
tbd-Aug 1F9LC-39ALEO(3300)LZ-1Dragon CRS-12
 

ecarfan

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I suggest adding a column for launch location.
Upcoming launches from earlier in this thread

2017ReuseDateRktLaunch siteOrbitWeightRecoveryPayload / Thread
10-July 1F9LC-39AGTO~6000noIntelsat 35e
tbd-Jun?F9LC-39AGTO5400OCISLYSES-11(EchoStar 105)
tbd-JulF9LC-39AGTO~3500LZ-1 or ASDSKoreaSat 5A
tbd-Jul 22F9LC-4ESSO525JRTIFORMOSAT 5
tbd-Aug 1F9LC-39ALEO(3300)LZ-1Dragon CRS-12
 

jkn

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Prototype for a potential 'wiki' thread...

2017ReuseDateRktLaunch siteOrbitWeightRecoveryPayload / Thread
1-Jan 14F9LC-4EPO860 (x10)JRTIIridium Next (1-10)
2-Feb 19F9LC-39A??LZ-1Dragon CRS-10
3-March 16 0600 UTCF9LC-39ALEO??LZ-1echostar 23
41March 30F9LC-39ALEO??LZ-1ses-10
5-April 29F9LC-39ALEO??LZ-1NROL-76
6-May 15F9LC-39AGTO6070noInmarsat 5-F4
7-June 1 2130 UTCF9LC-39ALEO(3300)LZ-1Dragon CRS-11
82Jun 23F9LC-39AGTO3669OCISLYBulgariaSat-1
9-Jun 25 2025 UTCF9LC-4EPO860 (x10)JRTIIridium Next (11-20)
Launched January through June of 2017

Dragon goes to LEO

EchoStar - Wikipedia
gives location of the satellite in degrees 77°W, so GTO.

SES-10 - Wikipedia
SES-10, is a geostationary communications satellite, again GTO
 
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Grendal

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List of Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launches - Wikipedia

The launch on Thursday, Formosat 5, was the 40th Falcon 9.
This was the 38th successful launch.
This was the 15th successful booster recovery. Of those, 9 were ASDS and 6 were RTLS.
This was the 11 straight recovery in a row where recovery was attempted.
There have been 5 boosters lost while attempting an experimental recovery.
We've had 2 successful re-flights of a previously flown booster. (2 more are planned)
We've had 2 rockets lost and one failure on a secondary payload due to contractual priorities.
There have been 377 Merlin engines flown with only one failure in use.

F9 has a current manifest of 47+ contracted launches still pending.
FH has 4 contracted launches still pending.
 

Impala1ss

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How about Elon Musk sponsoring a get together near the launch site (a safe distance) when there is a launch planned. Seems like something a lot of owners would attend. Launches are spectacular.
 

ecarfan

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Looking at the SpaceXNow app, it appears to show that for 2018 SpaceX has 28 commercial flights scheduled, which is incredible.

But in addition to those flights, there are multiple demo flights (I recognize all these dates are subject to change):

FH demo, NET Jan 15
Crew Dragon demo, unmanned, NET April
Crew Dragon in-flight abort test flight, unmanned (no date estimate yet)
Crew Dragon demo, manned, NET July

And possibly...the “Lunar Dragon” flight with two private citizens. Note I said “possibly”.

So that is very likely over 30 launches this year, maybe 32. It will be an incredible year. And the company is now less than 16 years old. I still find it hard to wrap my head around that! :confused:
 

jbcarioca

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So now we have ASOG to go with OCISLY and JRTI!

Love that new name. :cool:
When viewed in order of deployment it certainly provides evidence of A Shortfall of Gravitas. Thus I suspect we'll not see any more droneships in the foreseeable future.
 

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