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 was scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket as part of the Iridium-8 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, Jan 11th, 2019, 10:31 AM EST from Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch was Success with an 60% chance for favorable weather conditions. 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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