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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base

Deployed 10-low Earth orbit satellites

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE - Spectators gathered from across the globe to witness the latest SpaceX launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base Saturday morning.

Just before 10:00 a.m., the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched successfully from Vandenberg Space Launch Complex-4.

Shortly after liftoff, the rocket deployed 10 low-Earth orbit satellites for Iridium Communications Inc. 


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