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    SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket With 10 Satellites

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    The Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has launched a Falcon 9 rocker carrying the 10 satellites for Iridium Communications.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — SpaceX announced the launch on Sunday on its Twitter account.

    ​"Liftoff!" SpaceX wrote on Twitter.

    The liftoff took place from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

    "Main engine cutoff and stage separation confirmed. Second stage engine burn underway," SpaceX added.

     

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