65 Aireon payloads are now in orbit as game-changing global air traffic surveillance service nears debut
Tag - Iridium NEXT
The Iridium-7 mission is now targeting July 25, 2018 after SpaceX reported extra preparation time required for the launch.
All 10 satellites for this mission will be deployed to Iridium orbital plane number 5 where they will go into operation immediately following a thorough...
With each successful launch, Aireon makes progress toward providing 100% global space-based ADS-B aircraft tracking and surveillance. The launch follows an...
Iridium has contracted with SpaceX to deliver 75 Iridium NEXT satellites to orbit, 66 operational and nine on-orbit spares, through a series of eight launches.
Iridium Next will replace the company's existing global constellation in one of the largest technology upgrades ever completed in space.
Iridium NEXT is the company’s $3 billion, next-generation, mobile, global satellite network scheduled for completion in 2018.