Satellites

Sep 23, 2014 - 2:10 PM
Service will be available for search-and-rescue ops in 2017.
Dec 5, 2012 - 12:40 AM
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.
Jan 29, 2009 - 9:46 AM
Inmarsat last month began repositioning its I-4 satellite constellation in an effort aimed at providing full global SwiftBroadband coverage and improving n
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
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