(KGTV) -- Tuesday, SpaceX launchged several satellites into orbit that will replace a satellite network and monitor climate change.
The Iridium-6/GRACE-FO satellites were launched just before 1 p.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
For this particular mission, SpaceX launched five Iridium NEXT satellites as part of the company's campaign to replace the world's largest commercial satellite network.
A total of eight Iridium NEXT launches are planned with the company that will send into orbit 75 new satellites.
Also on board the Falcon 9 rocket will be satellites that will monitor the movement of earth's mass for NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences.
Watch the launch in the player below: