Making History: SpaceX Launches First Commercial Mission to ISS

Making History: SpaceX Launches First Commercial Mission to ISS

Iridium has some amazing partners that repeatedly break through the mold to create – and do – things no one ever thought possible. Our partner, SpaceX, is the perfect example of this.

SpaceX made history when it launched the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon spacecraft into orbit with plans to deliver cargo to the International Space Station (ISS).

What’s the Situation?

What’s the Situation?

Recently, Gen. John H. Campbell, Iridium’s executive vice president, government programs, provided an exclusive Q & A to OnOrbitWatch.com on the role that hosted payloads on Iridium NEXT satellites could play in providing space situational awareness capabilities.

CEO Matt Desch in Chief Executive Magazine

Recently, Iridium CEO Matt Desch spoke with Chief Executive Magazine about how, over the last decade, the company has transformed itself into the world’s only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe and now provides service to over a half a million subscribers worldwide.