May 26, 2024

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket rises into the morning sky on a pillar of flame

SpaceX launches 21 OneWeb and Iridium satellites, lands rockets in stunning video

A SpaceX rocket soared through the California morning sky to deliver two small fleets of satellites into orbit, then plunged into the sea on Friday (May 20), capturing stunning video along the way.

The Falcon 9 rocket, atop 21 Iridium and OneWeb satellites, lifted off from Space Launch Complex 4 East Vandenberg Space Force Base in California at 9:16 a.m. EDT (1316 GMT; 6:16 a.m. California local time) .