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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1320 on: 05/14/2024 02:42 pm »
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With JRTI drydocked in Freeport, I deduce ASOG will serve [Starlink 6-59].

For the duration of the drydocking, ASOG turnaround will gate the Florida launch cadence.

I also wonder if LC-39A is now occupied in preparation for the GOES-U launch (NET June 25), and that all Florida Falcon 9 launches from now into July will be from SLC-40.

I don't think they need 40 days to switch over to the FH and do the tests.  If they move the launches between now and then to SLC-40 its because 40 can carry the full load.  I don't think SpaceX is going to miss out on any launch opportunities because of the FH on LC39A.
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1321 on: 05/20/2024 08:07 pm »
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With JRTI drydocked in Freeport, I deduce ASOG will serve [Starlink 6-59].

For the duration of the drydocking, ASOG turnaround will gate the Florida launch cadence.
I also wonder if LC-39A is now occupied in preparation for the GOES-U launch (NET June 25), and that all Florida Falcon 9 launches from now into July will be from SLC-40.
I don't think they need 40 days to switch over to the FH and do the tests.  If they move the launches between now and then to SLC-40 its because 40 can carry the full load.  I don't think SpaceX is going to miss out on any launch opportunities because of the FH on LC39A.
One more Starlink launch confirmed from LC-39A: Starlink 6-63.



So far, Starlink 6-60 and 6-61 are skipped over.  Something out of the ordinary planned for one or both?  Like Starshield rideshare?

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1322 on: 05/25/2024 07:10 am »
So far, Starlink 6-60 and 6-61 are skipped over.  Something out of the ordinary planned for one or both?  Like Starshield rideshare?
JRTI left Freeport drydock on May 19 and it caught the Starlink 6-63 first stage on May 24 UTC.

We learned of Starlink 6-60 on May 21.  We learned of Starlink 6-64 on May 24.

We're still "missing" Starlink 6-61.
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1323 on: 05/28/2024 03:47 pm »
How many more Group 6 launches does SpaceX need to fill the shell?

Will the Vandenberg Falcon 9 launch following EarthCARE be from Starlink Group 7 or 8?
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1324 on: 05/30/2024 02:39 am »
Is pad 39A undergoing maintenance?  Seems kind of dormant.  Last flight was on the 23rd, and nothing in the near future.
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1325 on: 05/30/2024 02:59 am »
Is pad 39A undergoing maintenance?  Seems kind of dormant.  Last flight was on the 23rd, and nothing in the near future.

Need the next month to prepare for GOES

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1326 on: 05/31/2024 12:24 am »
2 days after last VSFB launch and no planned dates?

31st 5th and 10th planned dates for pad 40
seems quite a difference.

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1327 on: 05/31/2024 12:29 am »
2 days after last VSFB launch and no planned dates?

31st 5th and 10th planned dates for pad 40
seems quite a difference.

Actually one launch has apparently just been filed and I'm starting a post now.
Starlink Group 8-8 on late June 4/early June 5 local, about half a day before Starship.
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1328 on: 06/07/2024 09:03 pm »
Near-term not-Starlink launch schedule; also noting LC-39A use:

✅️ Astra 1P / SES-24 (Jun 20 NET 10 15 17 18 19, SLC-40)

✅️ GOES-U (Jun 25, LC-39A)

Turksat 6A (Jul 8 UTC, presumably? SLC-40)

Transporter-11 (Jul 10 NET 1 8, SLC-4E)

Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission (NET Jul 10 late Jul/early Aug, SLC-4E)

WorldView Legion Flight 2 (NET Jul 15 H2, LC-39A or SLC-40)

Polaris Dawn (late Jul 12 summer, SLC-40)

Crew Dragon Crew-9 (mid Aug, LC-39A)

GSAT-20 / GSAT-N2 (mid Aug Jun? H2, LC-39A or SLC-40)

Galileo Flight 13 (Sep 13, LC-39A or SLC-40)

Cargo Dragon SpX-31 (NET Sep, LC-39A or SLC-40)

Astranis Block 2 (Q3 midyear, SLC-40?)

AST SpaceMobile BlueBird Block 1 (Q3, presumably? SLC-40)

NROL-69 (NET H2 Jun?, LC-39A or SLC-40)

Nusantara 5 (Lima) (end of year midyear, presumably? SLC-40)

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Discussion Thread
« Reply #1329 on: 06/30/2024 09:13 pm »
Near-term not-Starlink launch schedule; also noting LC-39A use:

✅️ Turksat 6A (Jul 8 UTC, SLC-40)

<LC-39A will be open for Falcon 9 launch campaigns until ~10 September, when preparations there for Europa Clipper should begin.>

Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission (Jul 16 H2 Jul NET 10 14, SLC-4E)

Transporter-11 (late Jul 10 NET 18, SLC-4E)

Polaris Dawn (NET Jul 31 late, LC-39A SLC-40)

Cygnus NG-21 (Aug 3 early, SLC-40)

Crew Dragon Crew-9 (mid Aug, LC-39A)

GSAT-20 / GSAT-N2 (mid Aug, LC-39A or SLC-40)

WorldView Legion Flight 2 (NET Aug NET Jul 15,SLC-40 or LC-39A)

Galileo Flight 13 (Sep, LC-39A or SLC-40)

Cargo Dragon SpX-31 (NET Sep, LC-39A or SLC-40)

Astranis Block 2 (Q3, SLC-40?)

AST SpaceMobile BlueBird Block 1 (Q3, SLC-40?)

Hera (Oct 7, SLC-40)

Europa Clipper (Oct 10, LC-39A)

NROL-69 (NET H2, LC-39A or SLC-40)
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