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Falcon 9 launches from Vandenberg
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with an Iridium NEXT satellite launches from Space Launch Complex-4, Jan. 14, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base Calif. Iridium NEXT will replace the world’s largest commercial satellite network of low-earth orbit satellites in what will be one of the largest “tech upgrades” in history. With multiple organizations working toward the same goal of mission success, strong working relationships among organizations are paramount. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released)

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Tags: LAUNCH, Spacex, space
Photo by: Michael Peterson  |  VIRIN: 170114-F-IN231-001.JPG