In California, launched a carrier rocket Falcon 9 with the ten communication satellites

© AP Photo / John RaouxСтарт of the Falcon 9 rocket. Archival photoIn California, launched a carrier rocket Falcon 9 with the ten communication satellites© AP Photo / John Raoux

Booster Falcon 9 was launched from the spaceport Vandenberg in California with ten communication satellites Iridium NEXT, the company SpaceX is a live broadcast of the launch.

The launch booster was given at 23.25 MSK. For SpaceX it’s the second week of the commercial launch of the Falcon 9 earlier on Friday, a similar launch vehicle, the Falcon 9 started in Florida with a Telecom satellite for Bulgaria.

A group of satellites, Iridium NEXT to replace on-orbit satellites of the previous generation. SpaceX is under contract with Iridium Communications plans to launch more than 70 vehicles.

The first ten Iridium NEXT was launched in January this year, the second launch was to take place in April, but was postponed due to difficulties in the launch schedule of SpaceX resulting from emergency situations (Falcon 9 rocket) in September (last year).

In the current launch, the company intends to re-attempt landing the first stage booster on a barge in the ocean for subsequent use.

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