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Happy Satellite Collision Day! It's been 10 years since Russia and Iridium came too close to comfort each other. • The registry

When Elon Musk crawled over the performance of the SpaceX Raptor engine and the Cygnus of Northrop Grumman from the International Space Station (ISS), rubble observers ruined the 10th anniversary of the first random Hypervelocity satellite collision. February 10, 2009 A 950kg Russian military satellite crashed into an Iridium Comms bird, destroying both starships and leaving behind a cloud of …

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Iridium strives to complete the upgraded network with the launch of Falcon 9 on Friday – Spaceflight Now

Artistic concept of the Iridium Next satellites covering the flight coverage. Credit: Aireon The launch of ten other upgraded spacecraft aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will complete the $ 3 billion construction of Iridium's upgraded global communications network on Friday, with the launch of new broadband and aircraft tracking services allow months. Launching on Friday, SpaceX and Iridium have …

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SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

Posted: July 25, 2018 8:00 pm Updated: July 25, 2018 9:23 pm Vandenberg Air Force Base, California (AP) – Ten more satellites for Iridium Communications have been successfully launched into space One SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 4:39 am Wednesday and triggered the satellites about an hour later. It was the …

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Iridium NEXT Flight Seven ready for launch on SpaceX Falcon 9

Jason Rhian 18. July 2018 Launch of Iridium 1 from Vandenburg Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 4. Photo Credit: SpaceX SpaceX is working to make another successful start to its 2018 manifesto in the next few days. As is often the case with the NewSpace company, this mission will be a commercial flight designed to foster a long-term relationship …

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Iridium satellites, climatology ships take off from California

The Falcon 9 rocket took off at 12:47 from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California coast. Local time. The five space probes of Iridium gradually separated in about 65 minutes. While SpaceX has recovered and reused the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket, the company will no longer recycle that device from this launch. The rocket was a …

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Performs a Static Fire Iridium NEXT-6 / GRACE-FO Mission – NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX has launched a static fire test on its Falcon 9 rocket for its second launch in May at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. This special Falcon 9 rocket contains the flight proven Core 1043, which launched the classified "Zuma" mission in January 2018. The missile will launch 5 Iridium NEXT satellites for Iridium Communications and the two Gravity …

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SpaceX launch of NASA and Iridium satellites was delayed until May 22nd

Engineers inspect the twin GRACE satellite satellites and their multi-satellite dispenser at the SpaceX facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The satellites were then stacked on another satellite dispenser containing the five Iridium Next communication satellites that will put them into orbit. Credit: Iridium Communications Inc. Two NASA earth observation satellites have to wait a bit longer to …

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Elon Musk, SpaceX Plan Falcon 9 mission will deliver payload from Iridium Next & GRACE-FO satellites in 3 weeks

When Elon Musk first launched a space mission in 2010, he completed a "test run" for NASA. Now, after completing several successful missions under the SpaceX umbrella, the billionaire is stepping up his game by announcing the Falcon 9 mission, which will launch in 3 weeks. According to Space News The Falcon 9 mission will lead satellites for the commercial …

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SpaceX launches new Iridium Next Satellites in May

Source: YouTube Video Screenshot Iridium Communications recently announced that SpaceX will launch the sixth batch of Iridium Next satellites in the coming days. These new Iridium Next satellites would bring the total number of these devices in space to 55. The Iridium Next satellites are slowly but surely bringing wireless Internet to underserved areas. The satellite platform, known as Iridium …

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