A number of in-development constellations of satellite telecommunications from low and medium Earth orbit (LEO and MEO) are set to pass milestones in 2018. Launches of clusters of production satellites and prototypes are planned, as is one entry into service. The space industry is eager to see if the promise of dramatic improvement in broadband performance and cost can crystallize into a successful business model. Iridium Next Goal: Enhanced Iridium global mobile ...


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