SpaceX launches and lands 2 Rockets in 2 days

SpaceX launches and lands 2 Rockets in 2 days

June 27, 2017

SpaceX launches and lands 2 Rockets in 2 days

SpaceX launches and lands two Falcon 9 rockets during last weekend.

On Friday, SpaceX the Falcon 9 rocket lofted a Bulgarian communications satellite into orbit from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center and then landing the first stage at sea.

Then on Sunday sends ten Iridium-2 satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Falcon 9 rocket delivered 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit for Iridium, a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications. This is the second 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.



Image credit SpaceX

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By | 2017-06-27T08:49:10+00:00 Jun 27, 2017|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

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