TORONTO – Iridium, which sold out the hosted-payload space on its next-generation low Earth orbit (LEO) communications-satellite constellation, says it has received a positive response to its "Iridium Prime" concept to make entire satellite buses available to plug customer payloads into its network. Announced a year ago, the Iridium Prime concept makes as much as 210 kg of payload capacity available in orbital planes designed to connect with the intersatellite links that ...

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