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SpaceX Falcon 9 Iridium-8 launches from Vandenberg

SpaceX Falcon 9 Iridium-8 launches from Vandenberg

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the final Iridium mission this year, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA on Jan. 11, 2019 at 7:31 a.m. PST. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released)

SpaceX Falcon 9 Iridium-8 launches from Vandenberg

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the final Iridium mission this year, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA on Jan. 11, 2019 at 7:31 a.m. PST. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear/Released)

SpaceX Falcon 9 Iridium-8 launches from Vandenberg

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the final Iridium mission this year, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA on Jan. 11, 2019 at 7:31 a.m. PST. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear/Released)

Spacex Falcon 9 Iridium-8 Launches from Vandenberg

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the final Iridium mission this year, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA on Jan. 11, 2019 at 7:31 a.m. PST. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie/Released)

Spacex Falcon 9 Iridium-8 Launches from Vandenberg

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the final Iridium mission this year, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA on Jan. 11, 2019 at 7:31 a.m. PST. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie/Released)

Spacex Falcon 9 Iridium-8 Launches from Vandenberg

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the final Iridium mission this year, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA on Jan. 11, 2019 at 7:31 a.m. PST. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie/Released)

SpaceX Falcon 9 Iridium-8 launches from Vandenberg

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the final Iridium mission this year, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA on Jan. 11, 2019 at 7:31 a.m. PST. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear/Released)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --