This is a replay of the live stream.
Launch time: 10:19 am EDT (14:19 UTC)
Launch site: SLC-4E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California
Destination: Polar Low Earth Orbit
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SARah 1 radar remote sensing satellite for the German military. SARah 1 is the first of three synthetic aperture radar satellites for the German military. It was built by Airbus. The Falcon 9’s first stage booster will return to Landing Zone 4 at Vandenberg.
SPACEX FALCON 9 ROCKET:
Height: 70 m (230 ft)
Diameter: 3.7 m (12 ft)
Mass: 549000 kg (1.2M lbs)
Fuel: RP-1 (non-cryogenic, highly-refined kerosene)
Oxidizer: LOX (cryogenic liquid oxygen chilled to -207.2 ºC / -340.9 ºF)
First Stage Engines: (9) Merlin 1D
First Stage Thrust: 7,607 kN (1.7M lbf)
Second Stage Engine: (1) Merlin 1D Vacuum-optimized
Second Stage Thrust: 934 kN (210,000 lbf)
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Intro music: CO.AG – The Earth in 100 Years
Intro video courtesy efeuEntertainment using Space Engine
Outro music: CO.AG – Anything is Possible
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