SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – SpaceX on Saturday morning launched the Iridium OneWeb mission from California’s Vandenberg Space Force Base, following a scrub on Friday.
Fifteen OneWeb internet satellites, a OneWeb test satellite and five Iridium-9 L band satellites took the trip to low-Earth orbit on behalf of their respective manufacturers and operators.
Friday, the Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled to take off at 9:19 a.m. ET but entered a hold shortly afterward. Saturday’s launch occurred at 9:16 a.m. ET, conducted with no holdups.
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The rocket booster landed on SpaceX’s Of Course I Still Love You drone ship in the Pacific Ocean, according to the company.
SpaceX early Friday put another batch of Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit with a launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
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