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Falcon 9 Amos-6

The rocket and Amos-6 payload were lost in a launch pad explosion on September 1, 2016 during propellant fill prior to a static fire test. The pad was clear of personnel and there were no injuries.

Launch Information

Launch Date

Thursday 1st September 2016 at 13:07 UTC

Launch Pad

CCSFS SLC 40

Rocket

Falcon 9

Booster

B1028.1

Launch Success

No

Landing Attempt

Yes

Landing Success

Landing Site

Of Course I Still Love You

Payloads

Payload
Customer
Manufacturer
Mass (kg)
Mass (lbs)
Orbit
Amos-6

Spacecom

Israel Aerospace Industries

5500
12100
GTO

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