Iridium satellite constellation

Dec 23, 2010 - 10:15 AM
Now that Iridium has successfully completed the financing for its next-generation satellite constellation, called Iridium Next, the McLean, Va., firm is lo
Jul 7, 2010 - 6:44 AM
Iridium Communications of McLean, Va., last month placed a multibillion-dollar order with Thales Alenia Space of France for 81 communications satellites ne
Feb 27, 2009 - 8:53 AM
Iridium said it has begun taking steps to replace a lost communication satellite with one of eight in-orbit spares.
Oct 2, 2008 - 8:06 AM
Iridium has agreed to combine with an affiliate of New York investment bank Greenhill & Co.
Apr 1, 2008 - 6:36 AM
Iridium last month said it has reached agreements with three companies to develop the company’s next-generation satellite constellation, called Iridium Nex
Feb 8, 2008 - 5:42 AM
Iridium took a big step toward its goal of providing en route aeronautical safety services to airliners operating on transoceanic and polar routes after an
Jul 3, 2007 - 11:42 AM
Iridium is inching closer to obtaining ICAO and FAA approvals that will allow airlines to use the satellite service for transmitting safety-of-flight messa
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:01 AM
Iridium last month disclosed plans for a future satellite constellation to replace the 66 low-earth-orbit satellites that make up its current satcom networ
Dec 18, 2006 - 1:05 PM
Iridium’s new chief executive comes to the job following seven consecutive quarters of profitability and with plans in place to replace the communication n
Nov 1, 2006 - 8:56 AM
Iridium has entered into preliminary discussions with satellite manufacturers about potential replacements for its network of low-earth-orbit communication