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Ballast (STP-2)

Ballast [SpaceX]

This is a Ballast mass scheduled to launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon-Heavy (Block 5) rocket in 2019 on the STP-2 demonstration mission. The ballsat mass stays attached to the stage 2 of the launch vehicle together with the satellite dispensers.

The original mission requirements called for 5000 kg of ballast on the STP-2 mission. It is unknown, if this has been revised.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Ballast
Operator:
Contractors:
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: None
Lifetime: N/A
Mass:
Orbit: TBD
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Ballast - 2019 CCK LC-39A Falcon-Heavy (Block 5) with DSX , FORMOSAT 7A, 7B, 7C, 7D, 7E, 7F, GPIM, OTB 1, NPSat 1, Oculus-ASR, Prox 1, LightSail 2, ARMADILLO, FalconSat 7, E-TBEx A, E-TBEx B, PSat 2, BRICSat 2, Prometheus 2.6, Prometheus Mass Model, TEPCE 1, 2, CP 9 (LEO), StangSat