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Space-X's Falcon 9 rocket with 10 satellites launches at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. The two-stage rocket lifted off to place 10 satellites into orbit for Iridium Communications Inc. About nine minutes later, the first stage returned to Earth and landed successfully on a barge in the Pacific Ocean south of Vandenberg. (Matt Hartman via AP)

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In this Dec. 3, 2010, file image provided by the Vandenberg Air Force Base shows technicians examining the X-37B unmanned space plane shortly after landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (AP Photo/Vandenberg Air Force Base) ** FILE **

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This image provided by the United Space Alliance shows the launch of a weather satellite, the Atlas V rocket carrying the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-19 spacecraft Thursday April 3, 2014, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The U.S. military weather satellite is headed for for a polar orbit. (AP Photo/ United Space Alliance, Bill Hartenstein)

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The Taurus XL rocket stands on Space Launch Complex 576-E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Thursday March 3, 2011. Data from the Glory mission will allow scientists to better understand how the sun and tiny atmospheric particles called aerosols affect Earth's climate. The liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California is targeted for 5:09 a.m. EST Friday. (AP Photo/NASA - Randy Beaudoin)

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The Taurus XL rocket that blasted off carrying NASA's Glory satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base early Friday March 4, 2011, failed to reach orbit. NASA says in a statement that a protective shell atop the rocket did not separate from the satellite as it should have about three minutes after the launch. (AP Photo/Bryan Walton - Santa Maria Times)