There will be six more Iridium Next missions over the next year.
The rocket lifted off from the foggy Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 1:25 p.m. local time (2025 GMT) and again land its first stage on a drone ship, a live webcast showed.
SpaceX rocket launches will be in line with the IridiumNEXT, in preparation for the launches, the American aerospace manufacturer conducted a static fire test on June 20.
SpaceX's Falcon X takes off Sunday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California.
Just over 48 hours after its successful launch of BulgariaSat-1, USA space firm SpaceX has successfully completed its second launch on Sunday with liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket from California carrying 10 Iridium-NEXT satellites into low-Earth orbit (LEO).
Elon Musk'sSpaceX rocket company has launched its second Falcon 9 rocket in 48 hours, taking another step towards renewable space flight.
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The former prime minister reminded 2GB's Ray Hadley that Mr Pyne was not just in cabinet, but also a member of the leadership team when he was in office.
"Following stage separation, the first stage of Falcon 9 successfully landed on SpaceX's East Coast droneship 'Of Course I Still Love You, ' stationed in the Atlantic Ocean", Space X said in a statement.
But as with all SpaceX launches, the landings are a secondary objective. The 10 Iridium NEXT satellites then were deployed one at a time over 15 minutes or so from a dispenser atop the second stage.
The $3 billion effort by the McLean, Virginia, company involves complex procedures to replace 66 operational satellites in use for many years. Its payload, BulgariaSat-1, was later placed into its desired orbit.
Each satellite also is equipped with high-speed links to ground stations and the required satellite-to-satellite cross links. That's nowhere near its plan to bring 75 satellites in total meant to innovate phone and data coverage globally, but surely it's progress nevertheless.
The new spacecraft also will carry circuitry provided by Harris Corp.to track ships at sea on a minute-by-minute basis and another Harris-built device, provided by a multi-agency consortium known as Aireon, that will track aircraft anywhere in the world.
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In Chicago, 23-year-old Sarah Hecker was attending her first pride parade, another event that attracted wall-to-wall crowds. Meanwhile, pride march organizers have taken steps to address the criticisms about diversity.
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James T Hodgkinson did not have any ties to terrorism, said Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the Washington FBI office. Scalise, 51, was struck in the hip and the bullet shattered blood vessels, bones and internal organs along the way.
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Adding to the growing tensions, Qatar announced Monday it had begun joint military exercises with the Turkish army. They agreed to keep close cooperation and seek to end the crisis through dialogue and negotiations.
Lions outclass Chiefs before first NZ Test
They looked hurried and flustered - playing behind the gainline for long periods and short of patience and ideas. Aaron Goile writing in the Waikato Times under the heading " Lions tame Chiefs " paid tribute to a local boy.
Faedo pitches Florida into CWS Finals
Gilbert has been used mostly in relief but is being pressed into the starter's role because of a forearm injury to Eric Walker. Dyson threw five shutout innings in the Super Regional clincher against Wake Forest - by far his longest game of the season.
Police blame road rage for killing of teenage Muslim girl
But, contrary to those circumstances, Fairfax County authorities say that the murder is not being investigated as a hate crime . The teen along with her friends was on their way back home after visiting a fast-food restaurant when the incident took place.
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At 28, he has a lot less wear and tear on his body than the 40-year-old Mayweather , who has been retired for nearly two years. But both fighters stand to earn vast sums from what is expected to be one of the most lucrative boxing bouts in history.
Residents flock to markets ahead of Eid-al-Fitr
Zakat al-Fitr is charity given to the poor at the end of the fasting in the Islamic holy month of Ramadaan. The annual White House dinners were usually attended by some prominent members of the Muslim community.