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SpaceX rocket blasts off from Vandenberg and deploys satellites


The last of 75 Iridium Next satellites departed Vandenberg Air Force Base aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket 7:31 a.m. Jan. 11. Story updated at 12 p.m. Jan. 11: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 10 Iridium Next satellites into orbit at 7:31 a.m. Jan. 11 after blasting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and…


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