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Successful 3rd launch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites
Cannes, France - Built by Thales Alenia Space
The third batch of Iridium NEXT satellites built by Thales Alenia Space (TAS) has been successfully launched by SpaceX from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. After the commissioning of the first 20 satellites launched in January and June, thirteen of which are now interconnected and operating in full compatibility with the initial Block One Constellation, with seven being maneuvered to an adjacent...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency