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In Photos: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Inmarsat-5 F4 Communications Satellite

SpaceX Test-Fires Falcon 9 Rocket

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SpaceX performed a static-fire test of a Falcon 9 rocket on May 11, 2017, keeping the booster on track to launch the Inmarsat 5 F4 communications satellite on May 15.

Inmarsat-5 F4 Satellite

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The Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite is seen during launch preparations. The satellite is the first to be launched by SpaceX for Inmarsat.

SpaceX Inmarsast-5 F4 Satellite Patch

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SpaceX's mission emblem for the Falcon 9 rocket launching the Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite on May 15, 2017.

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