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Iridium Preps for 5th ‘NEXT’ Launch Near End of Month; Matt Desch Comments

Matt Desch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has set the launch of a fifth batch of Iridium NEXT satellites on March 29 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported.

Iridium said it will launch five satellites and scientific instruments for the U.S. and Germany as a continuation of its schedule to have the NEXT constellation launched by batch every five to six weeks, according to Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium and a 2018 Wash100 inductee.

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