Author Topic: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Hispasat 30W-6 (1F) : NET Mid-Feb 2018 - DISCUSSION  (Read 16846 times)

Offline RocketLover0119

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have we had confirmation of a expendable booster or if a landing attempt will be made?
"The Falcon has landed"

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The FCC permits for this one are confusing, and SpaceX doesn't typically give out that information very far ahead of time.  Unless the satellite went on a diet I'm still assuming expendable.

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have we had confirmation of a expendable booster or if a landing attempt will be made?

With a launch mass of 6092 kg we can pretty well rule out recovery.

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have we had confirmation of a expendable booster or if a landing attempt will be made?

With a launch mass of 6092 kg we can pretty well rule out recovery.

That could be on the hairy edge of what a Block 5 can do with downrange landing. Block 4 could to do it to subsync, but I think SpaceX is making up for delays by offering the best transfer orbit performance available which means expendable.

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