Polaris Dawn

Polaris Dawn

Falcon 9 JUN TBD 2024

Launched by SpaceX on behalf of Shift4 Payments CEO Jared Isaacman, Polaris Dawn is a proposed private human spaceflight mission that is expected to take off no early than summer 2024.This is the first of three missions that the Polaris program has planned, and it will be accomplished with a Crew Dragon capsule.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NamePolaris Dawn
Launch SiteLC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Launch VehicleFalcon 9
AgencySpaceX
Launch DateJUN TBD 2024
The Polaris Program is a first-of-its-kind effort to rapidly advance human spaceflight capabilities, while continuing to raise funds and awareness for important causes here on Earth. Polaris, a constellation of three stars more commonly known as the North Star, has been a guiding light throughout human history to help navigate the world around us and the sky above.

Launch Vehicle - Falcon 9

Height70 m / 229.6 ft
Diameter3.7 m / 12 ft
Mass549054 Kg / 1207920 lb
Stages2
Payload To LEO22800 Kg / 50265 lb
Payload To GTO8300 Kg / 18300 lb
Payload To Mars4020 Kg / 8860 lb
Burn Time397 sec
PropellantLOX / RP-1
Number Of Engine1 vacuum