TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 â Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has delivered the sixth batch of Iridium NEXT satellites toÂ Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in preparation for their launch on May 19, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.
The company said WednesdayÂ the five satellites will undergo pre-launch processing procedures, including fueling, mating and encapsulation with the “launch proven”Â SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket that will bring them to space, where they will join the operational Iridium NEXT constellation.
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