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A SpaceNews artist's concept depicting an Iridium Next mobile communications satellite observing a missile defense intercept.
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A NanoRacks Plate Reader device aboard the International Space Station in 2013. Credit: Nanoracks

Harris Delivers First Aireon Flight Payload

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Harris has delivered the first flight payload for the Aireon aircraft navigation venture, which will use the Iridium Next satellite constellation to help airlines save money by flying more efficient routes.

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The U.S. Air Force's  upcoming fifth and sixth satellites in its missile warning constellation will have a new satellite bus. CREDIT: Lockheed Martin.
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Schriever Space Complex. Credit: U.S. Air Force
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William Brown, chief executive, Harris Corp.
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