2nd LD: SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium satellites

2nd LD: SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium satellites

The launch also included an attempt to catch the Falcon 9's nose cone, or payload fairing, with a giant net stretched across a boat called Mr. Steven.

The booster in question, Falcon 9 B1048, is the third Block 5 booster to roll off of SpaceX's Hawthorne, CA assembly line and is now the first Block 5 rocket to launch from the company's California launch facilities.

10 Iridium NEXT satellites were launched to low earth orbit (LEO).

Experts of the company SpaceX are unable to capture a fairing, dropped at the start of the carrier rocket Falcon 9. The communication company Iridium plans to replace its satellites, having 10 of them launched now and others scheduled in a few months from now. It is expected that after today's launch of the satellite constellation network will increase to 65 from 75 planned.

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In the live broadcast of the launch, he later said that the weather conditions were the "worst that we've ever had for trying to get a first stage on the drone ship". The constellation of communication satellites - now featuring 75 satellites and scheduled to get 10 more later this summer - is created to support the "Internet of things", the technology behind smart devices.

As usual, SpaceX safely landed the rocket's reusable first stage. This global network provides unrivaled capabilities for communications on the move (individuals, land vehicles, aircraft and ships), and ensures fully global coverage, including the poles and over the ocean. "They did see the payload fairing coming down, but they were not able to catch it in the net". The Galileo satellites offer worldwide positioning services across Europe, and Wednesday's instigation should complete the circle.

Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe.

SpaceX has another launch scheduled for August 2, carrying an Indonesian satellite.

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