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Space-X's Falcon 9 rocket with 10 satellites launches at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. The two-stage rocket lifted off to place 10 satellites into orbit for Iridium Communications Inc. About nine minutes later, the first stage returned to Earth and landed successfully on a barge in the Pacific Ocean south of Vandenberg. (Matt Hartman via AP)

SpaceX Falcon launches 10 Iridium-8 satellites into space


LOMPOC, Calif. (CIRCA) — The SpaceX Falcon will launch Friday morning from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

The rocket will be carrying 10 Iridium-8 satellites into space in the final launch in a series of 75 satellites launched for "Iridium's next generation global satellite constellation, Iridum NEXT," according to spacex.com.

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