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Satellite communications provider Iridium has successfully launched the fifth set of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit on a SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. All 10 new satellites have now successfully communicated with the Iridium Satellite Network Operations Center and are ...
The Aireon system is hosted on the Iridium Next satellite constellation, which is scheduled for completion by the end of the year. (Aireon). Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print. As newer satellite ventures are getting underway, an old standby—Iridium Communications—just celebrated the successful ...

"All 10 new satellites have successfully communicated with the Iridium Satellite Network Operations Center and are preparing to begin testing," the McLean, Virginia, company said in a statement. The payload was the fifth set of 10 new orbiters launched for the company, which is replacing its entire ...
The company confirmed that all 10 new satellites have successfully communicated with the Iridium Satellite Network Operations Centre and are preparing to begin testing. The Iridium NEXT satellite constellation is no more than half completed. Once fully deployed later in 2018, the constellation will cover ...
Companies including Caterpillar Inc. heavy equipment and Schlumberger Limited oilfield services use Iridium's network to keep track of their equipment; according to Mesniaeff, Iridium satellite IoT services are being used by eight of the top 20 heavy equipment OEMs today. While simple asset tracking is ...
The Iridium NEXT satellites will replace the original Iridium satellite constellation. The original satellites were launched on American Delta II, Russian Proton-K and Chinese Long March 2C rockets throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s. Iridium satellites are used for mobile voice communications on ...

Latitude Technologies has developed a new S200-012P iridium satellite push-to-Talk (PTT) device for air medical and first responder organisations, the company announced on 21 February. The S200-012P is designed to allow aircrew and air-operations organisations to interoperate across different ...
Rockwell Collins has unveiled a mount technology designed to offer satellite communications capacities for tactical airborne radio users through an Iridium-managed satcom network. The “smart” mount works to help ARC-210 radio customers transmit voice, data and location data via Iridium's 66 satellites ...
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Iridium Communications Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to hand the floor over to Ken Levy, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir. Kenneth Levy. Thanks, Karen. Good morning ...
... to ensure that radio navigation satellite service (RNSS) receivers operating in the 1559–1610 MHz band are adequately protected from out-of-band emissions (OOBE) generated from the new Certus mobile Earth station (MES) terminals that will operate on the second-generation Iridium satellite system.

Each one will be replacing a first-generation Iridium satellite that has been in orbit for almost two decades. Once these new satellites are in place, they will establish radio contact with one another over thousands of miles of empty space to create the largest and most complex mesh network ever placed in ...
... Orbital ATK, at its Satellite Manufacturing Facility in Gilbert, Ariz. under the supervision of a dedicated local Thales Alenia Space team. Launch and Early Operations (LEOP) and In Orbit Tests are performed by Thales Alenia Space from Iridium's Satellite Network Operation Center (SNOC) in Leesburg, Va.
SpaceX says Iridium satellite payload deployed (Update). March 30, 2018. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off in December with a payload for Iridium. The private firm SpaceX on Friday said a partially-reused rocket successfully launched and deployed the latest group of satellites to upgrade ...
Instead, Iridium's satellite team is racing to keep pace churning spacecraft off their assembly line. That is a different tune than Iridium was singing as recently as last year, when launch pad bottlenecks and SpaceX's rocket production schedule were the main drivers in setting launch dates for the company's ...
Latitude Technologies (Booth C2030) is displaying its new S200-012P Iridium Satellite push-to-talk (PTT) device for air medical and first responder organizations this week at Heli-Expo 2018. The S200-012P allows for interoperation without delay and without the need to dial a telephone number. The PTT ...
WASHINGTON — A company that fleet operator Iridium formed to help finance its second-generation satellite constellation is taking longer than expected to pay Iridium back for carrying its sensor network to orbit. McLean, Virginia-based Iridium said Feb. 22 that to avoid counting on aircraft-tracking startup ...


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