LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat Dec 23 2017
SpaceX

Iridium-4

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

December 22, 2017 at 8:27 PM EST

(December 23, 2017 at 1:27 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

December 22, 2017 at 8:27 PM EST

(December 23, 2017 at 1:27 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

December 22, 2017 at 8:27 PM EST

(December 23, 2017 at 1:27 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver 10 satellites to low Earth orbit for Iridium, a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications. This is the fourth set of 10 satellites in a series of 75 total satellites that SpaceX will launch for Iridium’s next generation global satellite constellation, Iridium® NEXT.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 4E