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How much does a Falcon 9 booster weigh?

How much does a Falcon 9 booster weigh?


HEIGHT 70 m / 229.6 ft
DIAMETER 3.7 m / 12 ft
MASS 549,054 kg / 1,207,920 lb
PAYLOAD TO LEO 22,800 kg / 50,265 lb
PAYLOAD TO GTO 8,300 kg / 18,300 lb

How much does a Falcon 9 weigh empty?

25,600 kg

First Stage
Length (w/ Interstage) 47.7 m
Diameter 3.7 m
Empty Mass 25,600 kg
Propellant Mass 395,700 kg

How much does a Falcon 9 second stage weigh?

SpaceX also divulged plans for a two-stage Falcon 9 powered by nine Merlin 1D engines. This Falcon 9, substantia more capable than either Falcon 9 Block 1 or Block 2, would be able to lift 16 tonnes to LEO or 5 tonnes to GTO would stand 69.2 meters, and would weigh 480 tonnes at liftoff.

How much weight can Falcon Heavy carry?

By comparison, the liftoff thrust of the Falcon Heavy equals approximately eighteen 747 aircraft at full power. Falcon Heavy can lift the equivalent of a fully loaded 737 jetliner—complete with passengers, luggage and fuel—to orbit.

How much does a Falcon 9 rocket weigh?

Falcon 9

Mass FT: 549 t (1,210,000 lb) v1.1: 506 t (1,116,000 lb) v1.0: 333 t (734,000 lb)
Stages 2
Payload to Low Earth orbit (LEO)

How much does a rocket weigh?

When fueled and ready for launch, the rocket can weigh 6.2 million pounds (2.8 kg). That is almost the same weight as 39 space shuttle orbiters.

How much does it cost to send a kilogram into space?

Costs of current systems (rockets) For geostationary transfer orbits, prices are as low as about US$11,300/kg for a Falcon Heavy or Falcon 9 launch. Costs of low Earth orbit launches are significantly less, but this is not the intended orbit for a space elevator.

How heavy is a falcon?

Males weigh 330 to 1,000 g (0.73–2.20 lb) and the noticeably larger females weigh 700 to 1,500 g (1.5–3.3 lb). In most subspecies, males weigh less than 700 g (1.5 lb) and females weigh more than 800 g (1.8 lb), and cases of females weighing about 50% more than their male breeding mates are not uncommon.

How much does the Falcon 9 weigh?

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