MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) announces the winners of its Iridium NEXT Mission Team Scholarship program, one of the largest and most significant scholarships in the aerospace industry. Now in its second year, the annual program awards scholarships to the best and brightest aerospace engineering students in the world, including those already engaged in the development of Iridium NEXT through Iridium or Mission Team partner internships. The winners of the 2013 Iridium NEXT Mission Team Scholarship are:
- Eric McVay, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
- Chelsea Welch, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo.
- Christopher Nie, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo.