Falcon 9 Block 5
Iridium-8

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Iridium-8

SpaceX launch of a Falcon 9 Block 5 Rocket

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SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket as part of the Iridium-8 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Sun, Dec 30th, 2018, 11:38 AM from Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch is Green. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 Block 5 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Iridium-8

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver 10 satellites to low Earth orbit for Iridium, a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications. This is the eighth set of 10 satellites in a series of 75 total satellites that SpaceX will launch for Iridium’s next generation global satellite constellation, Iridium® NEXT.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5

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