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CARLSBAD, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has received a contract with a value in the range of $40 million to provide Ka-band transmit-receive (T/R) modules to Thales Alenia Space for the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation.
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.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, January 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesacom announces that Iridium Communications Inc.
NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xact Technology, LLC, a DMC Capital Funding, LLC portfolio company, today announced that it has partnered with Iridium Communications Inc.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAKR Engineering, Inc., a privately held company, today announced that Thales Alenia Space (TAS), the Iridium NEXT prime contractor, has awarded the communication processor for the Iridium NEXT constellation to SEAKR Engineering.
Iridium Communications Inc and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced a $492 million deal on Wednesday in which SpaceXâ€™s Falcon 9 will be a major provider of launch services for Iridiumâ€™s next-generation satellite constellation.
BERLIN, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Teal Group Corp. announced today at the ILA Berlin Air Show 2010 that it is forecasting a total of 416 satellites will be launched to low earth orbit (LEO) aboard 184 launch vehicles during 2010-2014.
Iridium, a mobile satellite services provider, has ordered 81 spacecraft to help grow its global network.
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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