Iridium

Watch SpaceX launch the GRACE-FO and Iridium NEXT satellites here

Today's the day for SpaceX's launch of Iridium's NEXT communications satellites and a pair of twin birds from NASA that will monitor the fresh water on the surface of the Earth. You can watch the laun

SpaceX rocket will make a pit stop 305 miles up to deploy NASA satellites before moving on

Tuesday is the planned launch for a SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying two payloads to orbit — and this launch will be an especially interesting one. A set of five communications satellites for Iridium need t

Watch SpaceX launch Iridium-5 aboard a re-used Falcon 9 rocket live

SpaceX is launching its next mission for client Iridium this morning, with an instantaneous launch window for the mission opening at 7:13 AM PDT (10:13 AM EDT). The Iridium -5 mission will take off fr

Watch SpaceX’s last Falcon 9 rocket launch for 2017

SpaceX is launching its last mission of 2017 later today, with a planned launch window of 5:27 PM PST (8:27 PM EST). The mission is for client Iridium, and will send a fourth set of 10 satellites into

SpaceX successfully launches 14th Falcon 9 rocket in 2017

SpaceX launched its 14th Falcon 9 rocket of 2017 this morning, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The rocket carried 10 Iridium satellites to orbit, and was the third mission for Iridium th

Iridium satellite loaded on Falcon 9 rocket ahead of planned January 14 launch

SpaceX’s first return to active launch status could be only a few days away, as the payload from Iridium has been loaded on to the Falcon 9 rocket that’s set to take it to space on January

SpaceX loads Iridium satellites for first Falcon 9 mission since explosion

The payload is now on board for SpaceX’s first return to launch following its September 1 explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket on a launchpad during fueling. The proposed launch is currently awaiting

Iridium’s New AxcessPoint Hotspot Provides WiFi In The Rainforest

Perhaps best known for their line of rugged, work-anywhere satellite phones, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/iridium">Iridium Communications</a> has revealed today that they're looking to t

Iridium satellite collides with Russian satellite

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/9555-handset.jpg">Mobile satellite phone service provider Iridium found one of its orbiting satellites knocked offline when it collided w