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Falcon 9 Heavy
Part of Falcon Family
American low cost orbital launch vehicle. The Falcon 9 Heavy would consist of a standard Falcon 9 v1.1 with two additional Falcon 9 first stages as liquid strap-on boosters.

Status: In development. Payload: 28,000 kg (61,000 lb). Thrust: 15,000.00 kN (3,372,000 lbf). Gross mass: 885,000 kg (1,951,000 lb). Height: 54.90 m (180.10 ft). Diameter: 3.60 m (11.80 ft). Span: 3.60 m (11.80 ft). Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

The Falcon 9 first stage had been designed to support the additional loads of this configuration, with common tanking and engines across both vehicles. Initial architectural work had begun in 2008, and first availability of the Falcon 9 Heavy would be as early as 2010.

LEO Payload: 28,000 kg (61,000 lb) to a 200 km orbit at 28.00 degrees. Payload: 12,000 kg (26,000 lb) to a GTO, 28 deg. Boost Propulsion: Lox/Kerosene. Cruise Thrust: 66.600 kN (14,972 lbf). Cruise Thrust: 6,800 kgf. Cruise engine: Kestrel. Initial Operational Capability: 2010.


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Family: LCLVs, low cost, orbital launch vehicle. Country: USA. Agency: SpaceX.

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