Rocket Party: SpaceX/Iridium-6 & GRACE-FO


Ever wanted to see an explosion go only in one direction? Come see a rocket launch! We're watching the live stream from Vandenberg AFB in California.

  • Rocket: SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 4
  • Payload: Five Iridium NEXT comms satellites, and two science satellites for NASA/GFZ
  • Destination: Polar low-Earth orbit (LEO)
  • Launch site: SLC-4E, Vandenberg AFB, California
  • Booster previous flight count: 1, for Zuma (Jan 2018)
  • Landing attempt: No
  • Launch window: Tuesday May 22nd 2018, 12:47 PDT

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