December 15, 2017

Photos: SpaceX preps Falcon 9 rocket for launch from Vandenberg

SpaceX aims to launch a Falcon 9 rocket Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California with 10 new satellites for Iridium’s tracking and message relay constellation in low Earth orbit.

The 229-foot-tall (70-meter) rocket is set to lift off from Space Launch Complex 4-East at 5:37 a.m. PDT (8:37 a.m. EDT; 1237 GMT) Monday.

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Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
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