News report: "Bankrupt Iridium receives another bid"

From: Ed Cannon (ecannon@mail.utexas.edu)
Date: Sun Aug 27 2000 - 15:04:33 PDT

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    An article entitied "Bankrupt Iridium receives another bid" has appeared 
    on Florida Today Space Online:
    
    http://www.flatoday.com/space/explore/stories/2000b/082700a.htm
    
    Here are just a few relevant, brief quotes:
    
    >  ... a spokesman for Motorola said Friday that his company ... 
    >  is still completing plans to destroy the satellites by steering
    >  them into the Earth's atmosphere. ...
    > 
    >  ... said Scott Wyman at Motorola. "We are still going down the 
    >  path of decommissioning the satellites."
    > 
    >  Iridium was given court permission to destroy the constellation
    >  in March, but Motorola has kept the satellites running ....
    > 
    >  More recently, however, Iridium has sought court injunctions to
    >  prevent Motorola from destroying the constellation ....
    
    Question:  Is the above information on-topic?
    
    Ed Cannon - ecannon@mail.utexas.edu - Austin, Texas, USA
    
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