On May 22, SpaceX lifted off two brand new satellites and five Iridium next communication satellites into space. The satellites were lifted in a Falcon 9 rocket from the Vanderberg Air Force Base which is located in California at 3:47 pm EDT. According to Gay Yee Hill who is the TV launch commentator of NASA said that launching the GRACE-FO has maintained the legacy and the pride of the GRACE mission which will be mainly be positioned to find out the water position on the surface of the Earth. Even Sammy Kayali who was the former deputy manager of GRACE-FO also appreciated the launch procedure very much.
For this launch, the company used the same Falcon 9 rocket which