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Final Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch Launches Aboard SpaceX Rocket; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications' final and eighth batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites launched Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard SpaceX's previously flown Falcon 9 rocket. Iridium said Friday the satellites, which were fielded to orbital plane three, established communications with its satellite network operations facility after launch and are set to enter the first on-orbit testing phase.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 Sends First Lockheed-Built GPS III Satellite to Orbit; Johnathon Caldwell Quoted

The first GPS III satellite that Lockheed Martin built for the U.S. Air Force took off Sunday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. GPS III Space Vehicle 01 established communications with the defense contractor's launch-and-checkout facility in Denver nearly two hours after launch, Lockheed said Sunday. …

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SpaceX’s Dragon Spacecraft Arrives at ISS for 16th Cargo Delivery Mission

SpaceX‘s Dragon spacecraft reached the International Space Station on Saturday to deliver approximately over 5.6K pounds of crew supplies and research payloads. The spacecraft launched from Florida via SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket on Wednesday, Dec. 5, as part of its 16th Commercial Resupply Services mission with NASA, the agency said Saturday. Dragon is set to return …

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