Ever wanted to see an explosion go only in one direction? Come see a rocket launch! We're watching the live stream from Vandenberg AFB in California.
- Rocket: SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 4
- Payload: Five Iridium NEXT comms satellites, and two science satellites for NASA/GFZ
- Destination: Polar low-Earth orbit (LEO)
- Launch site: SLC-4E, Vandenberg AFB, California
- Booster previous flight count: 1, for Zuma (Jan 2018)
- Landing attempt: No
- Launch window: Tuesday May 22nd 2018, 12:47 PDT