Falcon 9 Iridium-4 Successfully Launched
30th Space Wing Public Affairs
/ Published December 22, 2017
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --
Team Vandenberg supported the successful launch of the fourth Iridium mission on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4 here Friday, Dec. 22, at 5:27 p.m. PST.
Col. Michael S. Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, was the space launch commander.
"What a way to end the year with the fifth Falcon 9 launch carrying the fourth set of Iridium satellites. This mission proves that Team V provides assured access to space and we do it safely and securely," said Hough. "It goes without saying that we can't accomplish this without great mission partners like SpaceX."
For questions about the booster please contact John Taylor, SpaceX communications director, at 202-649-2632.