Iridium picks SpaceX to launch satellites in largest contract of its kind

06/16/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The · Google

In the largest single commercial launch deal ever signed, satellite communication provider Iridium Communications has selected Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, to launch its next-generation satellites into space. Under the contract, valued at $492 million, SpaceX will provide launch services to carry the satellites into a low-earth orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California between 2015 and 2017.

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