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Fifth lot of Iridium Next satellites arrive at launch site

Monday 12 March 2018 | 14:49 CET | News
Iridium Communications announced that its fifth batch of 10 Iridium Next satellites arrived and are in processing at SpaceX's west coast launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. This fifth launch will use the same Falcon 9 rocket first stage that carried the third set of 10 Iridium Next satellites to orbit in October of 2017. The satellites will be launched by SpaceX on 18 March.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Iridium / SpaceX
Countries: United States
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