SpaceX launched the eighth and final Iridium Next Falcon 9 mission Jan. 11 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Credit: SpaceX webcast.
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Photo shows SpaceX's launch of the Es'hail-2 satellite for Es'hailSat on Nov. 15, 2018. Credit: SpaceX.
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Iridium CEO Matt Desch at World Satellite Business Week. Credit: SpaceNews/Brian Berger
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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.
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An Iridium Next satellite undergoes pre-launch preparations at a SpaceX facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, in preparation for a March 29 launch. Credit: Iridium
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