Blast off! SpaceX launches 10 Iridium satellites to orbit atop a reused rocket on the one year anniversary of its first launch of a recycled Falcon 9



SpaceX launched the latest batch of Iridium satellites to orbit today atop a reused Falcon 9 rocket.
The rocket, which was previously used for the Iridium 3 launch back in October, lifted off from the SpaceX Launch Complex Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 10:13 ET.
Today’s launch marks the fifth set of 10 satellites the firm has delivered to orbit, for what will eventually be a global satellite constellation of 75 craft.
And, SpaceX has done it all so far using a total of just three rockets. 
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30 March 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 54
Source: Daily Mail
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