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Iridium-5

Iridium NEXT is a second-generation worldwide network of telecommunications satellites to eventually replace the old Iridium constellation. These satellites will incorporate features such as data transmission which were not emphasized in the original design.

Lift Off

Lift Off

Falcon 9 Full Thrust -- B1041
From
Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg AFB, CA
At
Deployment

Deployment

Iridium-5 -- 8600kg
To
PO
For
Iridium Communications
Landing

Landing

Undetermined Landing Location