1. Iridium boss reflects as final NEXT satellite constellation launch nears  NASASpaceflight.com
  2. SpaceX launched its first mission of the year — and its last for customer Iridium  The Verge
  3. You Can Watch SpaceX Launch 10 Satellites and Land a Rocket Today! Here's How.  Space.com
  4. SpaceX launches its first Falcon 9 rocket of 2019  Ars Technica
  5. Iridium eager to complete upgraded network with Falcon 9 launch Friday  Spaceflight Now
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SpaceX is set to launch its first Falcon 9 rocket of the year this morning out of California — a flight that will also mark the first orbital mission of 2019 for the US. The company will be sending up 10 satellites for long-time customer Iridium.

SpaceX will launch 10 communications satellites and attempt a rocket landing Friday morning (Jan. 11), and you can watch all the action live.

Eighteen missions in 2017. Twenty-one missions in 2018. How many this year?