TerreStar Networks has announced that the launch of TerreStar-1 has been scheduled for July 1, 1009. TerreStar’s and its vendors concluded its analysis of an on-orbit anomaly that recently occurred on another satellite and they believe is will not affect the flight worthiness of TerreStar-1.
Dennis Matheson, CTO of TerreStar says, "We have conducted extensive analysis and our vendors have also conducted exhaustive testing and analysis. As a result, we believe TerreStar-1 is ready to launch."
TerreStar believes it is much closer to bringing the next generation of mobile communications to North America.