SpaceX lands 2 booster rockets in 48 hours

Monday 26 June 2017 | 09:29 CET | News
SpaceX successfully landed two booster rockets of Falcon 9 launch vehicles that were launched into orbit during a 48-hour timeframe. The boosters landed on SpaceX's drone ship floating in the Pacific Ocean. The first rocket took off on 23 June and carried BulgariaSat-1, a communications satellite. The second rocket was launched on 25 June from California's Vandenberg Air Force base. Its mission was to put 10 satellites from Iridium into orbit. These satellites form the Iridium Next network.

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