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SpaceX puts 10 more Iridium Next satellites onto orbit

Tuesday 10 October 2017 | 12:04 CET | News
While already able to deliver fully global communications coverage, the Iridium constellation is undergoing a technological transformation, Iridium said in a press release. At the centre of this transformation are three new capabilities, namely Iridium Certus, the company's new L-band broadband service; Aireon's space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) hosted-payload, that will provide real-time tracking and surveillance of all ADS-B equipped aircraft globally, as well as and Harris Corporation and exactEarth's ship tracking service.

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Companies: Harris / Iridium / SpaceX
Countries: World
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