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LOS ANGELES | The Latest: 10 new Iridium satellites delivered to orbit

LOS ANGELES — Jan 11, 2019—The Latest on the launch of 10 communications satellites by SpaceX (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Ten new satellites for Iridium Communications‘ global network have been successfully deployed in orbit after launch from California. The satellites were individually released from the upper stage of a Falcon 9 rocket that blasted … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: 10 new Iridium satellites delivered to orbit

LOS ANGELES | SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

LOS ANGELES—January 11, 2019— A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 Iridium Communications satellites has blasted off from California. The rocket lifted off at 7:31 a.m. Friday at Vandenberg Air Force Base and arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. SpaceX will try to land the Falcon’s first stage on an autonomous vessel … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites