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Friday 11 January 2019 | 09:11 CET | News
Iridium Communications, in partnership with SpaceX, is prepared to launch the final 10 Iridium Next satellites on 11 January. SpaceX will launch the eighth set of new satellites on a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket destined for low Earth orbit. The payload and the rocket have been transported to the launch pad, and the rocket is vertical for launch. The rocket has an instantaneous launch window scheduled for 7:31 am PST (15:31 UTC).

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Countries: World
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