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SpaceX launch lights up So Cal skies

 

Last updated 12/28/2017 at 11:03am

Angelina Gahler

The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket as seen over Anza.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base shortly after 5:30 this evening has social media buzzing.

Thousands took to Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to discuss the launch. Most people were unaware it was happening leading to plenty of questions and comments from posters.

According to Spaceflightnow.com, Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched 10 communications satellites into "low-earth" orbit aboard the Falcon 9 on its final launch of the year.

The Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellites launched at about 5:30 p.m. from Vandenberg. The satellites were dep...



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