TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2017Â â Iridium Communications‘ (Nasdaq: IRDM) initial NEXT satellites are anticipatedÂ toÂ launch onboard SpaceX‘sÂ Falcon 9 rocket on Jan. 14 after a change in schedule due to high winds and rain around the Vandenberg Air Force Base launch site, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.
The rocketÂ will carry 10 Iridium NEXT satellites to space in an effort to boost the company’s bandwidth and network capacity, CNN reported Sunday.
“The Iridium team has been anxiously awaiting launch day, and weâre now all the more excited to send those first ten Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit, ” said Iridium CEOÂ Matt Desch.
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