SpaceX REST API




Open Source REST API for rocket, core, capsule, pad, and launch data

Docs

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Usage

Example Response

curl -s https://api.spacexdata.com/v2/launches/latest | jq
{ "flight_number": 67, "mission_name": "Merah Putih", "launch_year": "2018", "launch_date_unix": 1533619080, "launch_date_utc": "2018-08-07T05:18:00.000Z", "launch_date_local": "2018-08-07T01:18:00-04:00", "rocket": { "rocket_id": "falcon9", "rocket_name": "Falcon 9", "rocket_type": "FT", "first_stage": { "cores": [ { "core_serial": "B1046", "flight": 2, "block": 5, "reused": true, "land_success": true, "landing_type": "ASDS", "landing_vehicle": "OCISLY" } ] }, "second_stage": { "block": 5, "payloads": [ { "payload_id": "Telkom-4", "norad_id": [ 43587 ], "reused": false, "customers": [ "Telkom" ], "nationality": "Indonesia", "manufacturer": "SSL", "payload_type": "Satellite", "payload_mass_kg": 5800, "payload_mass_lbs": 12786.81, "orbit": "GTO", "orbit_params": { "reference_system": "geocentric", "regime": "geostationary", "longitude": -108, "semi_major_axis_km": null, "eccentricity": null, "periapsis_km": null, "apoapsis_km": null, "inclination_deg": null, "period_min": null, "lifespan_years": 15 } } ] } }, "telemetry": { "flight_club": null }, "reuse": { "core": true, "side_core1": false, "side_core2": false, "fairings": false, "capsule": false }, "launch_site": { "site_id": "ccafs_slc_40", "site_name": "CCAFS SLC 40", "site_name_long": "Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 40" }, "launch_success": true, "links": { "mission_patch": "https://images2.imgbox.com/a8/f5/ZgdsrbqW_o.png", "mission_patch_small": "https://images2.imgbox.com/a7/ec/sbwePzVD_o.png", "reddit_campaign": "https://www.reddit.com/r/spacex/comments/91gwfg/merah_putih_telkom4_launch_campaign_thread/", "reddit_launch": "https://www.reddit.com/r/spacex/comments/9539nr/rspacex_merah_putih_telkom4_official_launch/", "reddit_recovery": null, "reddit_media": "https://www.reddit.com/r/spacex/comments/94zr0b/rspacex_merah_putih_media_thread_videos_images/", "presskit": "https://www.spacex.com/sites/spacex/files/merahputihpresskit.pdf", "article_link": "https://spaceflightnow.com/2018/08/07/indonesian-communications-satellite-deployed-in-orbit-by-spacex/", "wikipedia": "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telkom_Indonesia", "video_link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjfQNBYv2IY" }, "details": "Indonesian comsat intended to replace the aging Telkom 1 at 108° E. First reflight of a Block 5-version booster.", "upcoming": false, "static_fire_date_utc": "2018-08-02T15:53:00.000Z"
}

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