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SpaceX to launch 10 satellites on a used Falcon 9 rocket on Friday

Posted: 7:05 AM, Mar 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-30 11:05:34Z
SpaceX to launch 10 satellites on a used Falcon 9 rocket on Friday

SpaceX plans to launch 10 Iridium communications satellites on a used Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Friday. 

Liftoff is set for 10:13 a.m. EDT, just after sunrise on the West Coast.

Live coverage will begin 15 minutes before liftoff. 

The mission will be the 5th of 8 SpaceX flights for Iridium Communications. They're planning on sending a total of 75 satellites into space by mid-2018. 

Learn more about the mission here .