Testing & Validating In Preparation for the “Slot Swaps”!

Testing & Validating In Preparation for the “Slot Swaps”!

After a successful first launch, the next order of business is ensuring that each of the first ten satellites successfully arrived in orbit and telemetry has been received.  Iridium is proud to share that all ten Iridium NEXT satellites have successfully been deployed...
Revving our Engine – Static Fire Test Complete

Revving our Engine – Static Fire Test Complete

Yesterday, all eyes at Iridium and SpaceX were focused on Vandenberg Air Force Base’s SpaceX launch pad. With great anticipation, team members observed the static fire test of the Falcon 9 rocket that will deliver the first ten Iridium NEXT satellites to orbit....