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Back live for final burn and deployment of 5 @IridiumComm NEXT satellites → source:

Webcast back in about 40 minutes for second stage engine restart and deployment of 5 @IridiumComm NEXT satellites. source:

Main engine cutoff and stage separation confirmed. Second stage engine burn underway. source:

T-60 minutes until Falcon 9 launch of Iridium-6/GRACE-FO. Launch webcast will go live about 15 minutes before liftoff → source:

Falcon 9 and Iridium-6/GRACE-FO went vertical last night ahead of today’s launch at 12:47 p.m. PDT, 19:47 UTC from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. source:

Static fire test of Falcon 9 complete—targeting May 22 launch of Iridium-6/GRACE-FO from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. source:

Successful deployment of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 to geostationary transfer orbit confirmed. source:

Second stage engine cutoff confirmed. Second stage and satellite now in coast phase. source:

First stage entry burn complete. Second stage continuing nominally to geostationary transfer orbit. source: