In a Huffington Post column, Iridium CEO Matt Desch adds a unique perspective to the discussion of space debris and shares the steps the company is taking as a satellite provider to ensure the safety of all orbiting objects.
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).
This week, we announced Iridium’s quarterly earnings results and I wanted to take the opportunity to update the community and thank our partners for their support.
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.
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.