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WATCH: SpaceX launches satellites into orbit

(KGTV) -- Tuesday, SpaceX launchged several satellites into orbit that will replace a satellite network and monitor climate change.  The Iridium-6/GRACE-FO satellites were launched just before 1 p.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base.  For this particular mission, SpaceX launched five Iridium NEXT satellites as part of the company's campaign to replace the world's largest commercial satellite network.  A total of eight Iridium NEXT launches are planned with the company that will send into orbit 75 new satellites.  Also on board the Falcon 9 rocket will be satellites that will monitor the movement of earth's mass for NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences. Watch the launch in the player below: 

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