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Iridium Communications Inc. today announced that it has successfully completed a Critical Design Review (CDR) of the complete Iridium NEXT satellite network system, demonstrating its design is valid and on schedule for first launch in early 2015. The review represents an important transition from the network design to the fabrication and testing phase of Iridium's next-generation constellation.

For the first time ever, air traffic management agencies around the globe will be able to continuously track aircraft anywhere in the world. Aireon LLC, a planned joint venture announced today by Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM), will make this transformation possible.

Iridium Communications Inc., today unveiled the world's smallest, commercial, two-way satellite data transceiver -- the Iridium(R) 9603.

Iridium Communications Inc. announces a call for entries to its Iridium NEXT Mission Team Scholarship program for the 2012-13 academic year. Administered by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Foundation, the endowment is a multi-year commitment by Iridium NEXT partner companies to support the development of innovative young aerospace engineers.