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2011-04-18 08:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thales Alenia Space has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to develop, test and support integration of payload application software for the Iridium NEXT satellites. Thales Alenia Space is the prime contractor for Iridium NEXT, the next-generation satellite constellation being designed, built and launched for Iridium Communications Inc., (Nasdaq: IRDM), of McLean, Va.

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2010-06-17 06:10:00

Iridium Communications Inc and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced a $492 million deal on Wednesday in which SpaceX’s Falcon 9 will be a major provider of launch services for Iridium’s next-generation satellite constellation.

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2010-06-02 10:50:00

Iridium, a mobile satellite services provider, has ordered 81 spacecraft to help grow its global network.

2010-06-02 00:33:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) today announced its comprehensive plan for funding, building and deploying its next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.

2009-08-10 15:00:00

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2009-07-13 11:37:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC (Iridium) announces that, in conjunction with Boeing (NYSE: BA), the companies have achieved two major milestones to further develop and demonstrate capability enhancements to the High Integrity Global Positioning System (GPS) program for the U.S.

2009-06-09 13:00:00

Iridium to Enhance Netted Communications Capabilities for Warfighters BETHESDA, Md., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC (Iridium) announces that the U.S.

2009-05-12 06:11:00

Iridium's New Global Marine Satcom System Draws Positive Reviews from Early Users BETHESDA, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium reports that its new-generation global marine satellite communication system, Iridium OpenPort(TM), has successfully completed sea trials on a number of different vessels, and worldwide commercial rollout is now underway. "The feedback from beta test platforms has been overwhelmingly positive, and we have a strong backlog of orders from shipowners who recognize...

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2009-03-10 06:15:00

On Monday, Iridium Satellite LLC said that it has moved a spare satellite into the orbit of the one that was destroyed during the collision with a Russian satellite a month ago.


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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