Iridium SNOC
A SpaceNews artist's concept depicting an Iridium Next mobile communications satellite observing a missile defense intercept.
Falcon 9 Iridium-1 launch
Falcon 9 Iridium-1 launch
Falcon 9 Iridium-1 launch
SpaceX Vandenberg launch site
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket moving to the pad in advance of its April 27 launch of Thales Alenia Space's TurkmenÄlem52E/MonacoSat satellite. Credit: SpaceX
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Artist view of an IRIDIUM NEXT satellite. The IRIDIUM NEXT operation is a modernisation programme of Iridium satellites. Iridium is a provider of mobile satellite communications services.
A damaged strongback can be seen in this Sept. 7 photo of Cape Canaveral's SLC-40, the site of SpaceX's Sept. 1 pre-flight Falcon 9 failure. Credit: SpaceNews/Jeff Foust
Launch of Iridium's second-generation constellation will start on Sept. 19 aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets, a week later than planned, with the second launch automatically pushed to late December. Credit: Iridium
SpaceX Falcon 9 with Amos-6 payload. Credit: SpaceX
Launch of Iridium's second-generation constellation will start on Sept. 19 aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets, a week later than planned, with the second launch automatically pushed to late December. Credit: Iridium
Launch of Iridium's second-generation constellation will start on Sept. 19 aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets, a week later than planned, with the second launch automatically pushed to late December. Credit: Iridium

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