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SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft

Space X has recently launched 5 Iridium next satellites for German Research center for GeoScience and NASA on May 22nd. The last attempt was made by the same vehicle for a significant launch in January, and it was a big failure. This was the final mission of Falcon 9. It launched the first satellite into…
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Space X Puts on Hold Launch of NASA and Iridium Satellites till May 22

The Space X has kept in hold the launch of two earth observation satellites from NASA. The scheduled launch for the satellites and five Iridium communication satellites were supposed to be launched on May 19. But now they have been rescheduled to be launched on May 22.  The satellites are to be launched from a…
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SpaceX launch of NASA and Iridium satellites delayed

Two critical NASA earth observation satellites have been postponed until May 22. These two satellites involve NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-on (GRACE-FO) mission as well as five Iridium Next Commercial communication satellites which were all set to lift off from the ground on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on last Saturday (May 19).…
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Iridium to complete next stage satellite arrangement 

Iridium Chief Executive officer Matt Desch has said that the last three dispatches of the Iridium Next Satellites will end before the year is over. . He said this when he was addressing journalist in a press conference. He went ahead to state that the satellites will be complete within thirty days of the last…
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Iridium to Deploy all Next generation satellites by Fall this Year

Iridium is hoping to that by September; they would deploy its next-generation satellite constellations. They also expect the satellites to be in service around the same period. The Chief Executive of Iridium, Matt Desch, revealed this in a conference call with reporters. He said it is possible to put the satellites in their planned orbits…
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Iridium GRACE-FO satellites Launching To be Scheduled By SpaceX on May 19

SpaceX one of the leading satellite launcher today has set 19th of May 2018 as the launching date for a Falcon 9 expedition on board are commercial fleet operator (Iridium) satellites and a joint exploration for Germany and NASA, this is what Iridium said.  The expedition is set to launch in California In Vandenberg Air…
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Iridium Commercial Communications Network Grab a Lift from the SpaceX

For the Iridium messaging network, there are ten other satellites had flown to the orbit with the Falcon 9 spacecraft from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The blast off had taken place on Friday, bringing the upgraded Iridium spacecraft launched to fifty and clearing the way to liftoff of the SpaceX supply rocket on…
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SpaceX launch at the price of $6 million nose cone

Last Friday, SpaceX launched yet another rocket to space and the world waited on the news to know if the company had succeeded to land the $6 million nose cone. However, SpaceX had bad news for its fans as CEO Elon Musk took to twitter to announce that when the nose cone had fallen back…
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Falcon-9 and H-IIA deliver their payloads to orbit in the same day

Today two different rockets from two different continents delivered their payloads to orbit after flawless flights. Both launches separated only 72 seconds. H-IIA rocket was launched on December 23, 2017 from Tanegashima Launch Center in southern Japan with two satellites under the payload fairing. Rocket with GCOM-C (Global Change Observation Mission-Climate) and SLATS (Super Low…
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