Sixth Set of Iridium NEXT Satellites Begins Pre-Operational Testing

Sixth Set of Iridium NEXT Satellites Begins Pre-Operational Testing

Upon completion of on-orbit testing, three of Iridium’s six orbital planes will feature all Iridium NEXT satellites. Iridium Communications announced today that the five Iridium NEXT satellites launched on Tuesday, May 22nd, by SpaceX are functioning nominally and...
The Iridium Phoenix – Decoding the 5th Launch Patch

The Iridium Phoenix – Decoding the 5th Launch Patch

Rising from the ashes to become a force in the industry, undergoing financial and technological transformations and being reborn through the Iridium® NEXT constellation – our fifth launch patch celebrates the Iridium story past, present and future. Everything on our...