LOS ANGELES | The Latest: 10 new Iridium satellites delivered to orbit

11Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

LOS ANGELES — Jan 11, 2019—The Latest on the launch of 10 communications satellites by SpaceX (all times local):

9:35 a.m.
Ten new satellites for Iridium Communications‘ global network have been successfully deployed in orbit after launch from California.

The satellites were individually released from the upper stage of a Falcon 9 rocket that blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday morning.

Iridium now has 75 new satellites in orbit, including nine spares.

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