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2nd LD: SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium satellites

2nd LD: SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium satellites

SpaceX has successfully launched the next ten low-earth-orbit satellites for Iridium Communications. Their main goal is to transfer voice and text data of the satellite phone Iridium.

A thick marine layer blanketing Vandenberg Air Force Base in California restricted views of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifting off early Wednesday, but cameras fixed to the launcher provided spectacular imagery of the predawn departure with 10 Iridium satellites on-board. "The weather and the sea conditions are fairly rough, they're the worst that we've ever had for trying to get a first stage back on the drone ship". The firm was also speculated to attempt to catch the rocket's fairing with a giant net stretched across a boat called Mr. Steven. As per the latest tweet, the company mentioned it intentionally wanted to use the net sometime in July which signifies that it could be utilized for Wednesday's launch.

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After the Falcon 9's nine first stage Merlin 1D engines ignited, their combined 1.7 million pounds (7,600 kilonewtons) of thrust propelled the vehicle off the pad to send its 15,600-pound (7,076-kilogram) payload skyward. The Iridium network is comprised of six polar orbiting planes, each containing 11 crosslinked satellites for a total of 66 in the operational constellation.

Iridium Communications, in partnership with SpaceX, is prepping to launch 10 Iridium NEXT satellites.

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It's worth noting that Love didn't take the full maximum amount. "So we're definitely excited about who we have moving forward". He enjoys playing for the Cavs and has embraced the community. "I said: 'Kev, I'm not trading you".

Based on the SSL 1300 platform, the spacecraft is about 15,600 pounds (7,076 kilograms) and is created to operate for about 15 years.

Per Space.com, the Arianespace launch was planned to take place near the Atlantic coast of South America at Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. It was the seventh launch SpaceX has made in support of the Iridium project.

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