The Launch Of Falcon 9

When you start used already flown the first stage.

Booster Falcon 9 with ten Iridium communication satellites on Board was successfully launched in California, according to the SpaceX website.

The launch took place on 23 December at 03.27 in Kiev from the spaceport Vandenberg. Start implementing booster already flying with the first step.

It is noted that at this time, the company will not carry out the landing of the first stage booster.

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.

For SpaceX’s fourth launch with dozens of devices Iridium, and the second on a rocket already flying the first stage.

Earlier, SpaceX and NASA successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon spacecraft, which was carrying a cargo for the International space station .