After almost a decade, Iridium has upgraded its communications network—in space as well as on the ground. The last two satellites of the Iridium NEXT constellation satellites were positioned in orbit in early February, concluding an unprecedented project that saw the company methodically replace its entire aging satellite network with state-of-the-art communications satellites.
The Iridium network’s satellites are cross-linked to provide uninterrupted real-time data transmission ser…
Source URL: Iridium Completes Historic Billion Satellite Constellation Upgrade
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