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Iridium® NEXT: a constellation of 66 operational satellites that will make history
Cannes, May 23rd, 2018 - The sixth batch of Iridium® NEXT satellites built by Thales Alenia Space has been successfully launched by SpaceX from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The success of this sixth launch for the Iridium® NEXT program further solidifies the company’s reputation for excelled expertise as prime contractor for sophisticated satellite communications (SATCOM) systems.
#IridiumNEXTwebseries: a constellation story that will make history!
The Iridium® NEXT Constellation now has 50 communications satellites in orbit
March 20th 2018 - Operators, launch companies, space agencies, governments… everybody who’s anybody in the space business, especially telecoms, were in Washington, D.C. last week for Satellite 2018 – the annual get-together for our industry.
With the fourth Iridium NEXT launch complete, delivering ten new satellites to low earth orbit on a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the Iridium® NEXT constellation now has 40 communications satellites in orbit.
Cannes, December 23rd, 2017 - The fourth batch of Iridium NEXT satellites, built by Thales Alenia Space, has been successfully launched by Space X from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Thales – a leading provider of satellite communications – announced the launch of its latest land-mobile satellite communications solution.