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Alt.Space Opportunity

It looks like Iridium (remember them?) is planning a new constellation.

Should be a great money-making opportunity for any startup launch companies…but given what happened in the late 1990s to the much-touted opportunities for launching and replenishing the present constellation, they might not want to put all their eggs in the Iridium basket.

1 comment to Alt.Space Opportunity

  • DensityDuck

    During my interview at Sunnyvale (back in 2001), they took us on a tour of building 159. I noticed a stack of Iridium satellites sitting over in one corner. “Oh yeah,” the tour guide said, “those are the spares.”