Iridium Closes In On Constellation Renewal

Credit: Iridium Next: Iridium
PARIS—Iridium Next, Iridium’s replacement constellation with improved capability for global communications, is close to completion and the 60th satellite—out of the planned 66—is to enter into service Sept. 11. A combined 65 Iridium Next satellites have been deployed in low Earth orbit, Iridium CEO...

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