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Iridium Eyes March 18 Launch for 5th “˜NEXT' Satellite Batch; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Eyes March 18 Launch for 5th “˜NEXT' Satellite Batch; Matt Desch Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Iridium Communications plans to launch on March 18 at 8:19 a.m. Pacific time the fifth batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The planned launch would bring the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in orbit to 50 as part of a potential $3 billion program …

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NASA to Launch GRACE Satellite Replacements Aboard SpaceX Rocket in Early 2018

NASA to Launch GRACE Satellite Replacements Aboard SpaceX Rocket in Early 2018 - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NASA will launch the Airbus-built replacement satellites for the U.S.-German Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellite duo aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the first quarter of 2018, Space Flight Now reported Tuesday. The space agency inked a shared launch agreement with Iridium and the Helmholtz Center-Potsdam German Research Center for Geosciences …

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