IMAP & others - Space launch mission detailed information
IMAP & others
31 DEC 2025
Space Launch Complex 40
IMAP (Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe) is a NASA mission to study interactions between solar wind and local interstellar medium. Carrying a suite of 10 scientific instruments, IMAP is able to investigate how particles are accelerated, determine their composition, as well as help to advance space weather forecasting models. IMAP launch also includes several secondary payloads from NASA, which are: a small lunar orbiter called Lunar Trailblazer, space weather satellite SWFO-L1, GLIDE mission to study far ultraviolet emission in exosphere and a solar sail mission Solar Cruiser.
Falcon 9 Block 5
Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. The Block 5 variant is the fifth major interval aimed at improving upon the ability for rapid reusability.