Powered by

A New Era of Global Aircraft Surveillance is on the Horizon as Aireon Completes System Deployment

Jan 11, 2019 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

A successful final Iridium® NEXT launch delivered the remaining 10 AireonSM payloads to orbit

 Aireon announced today a successful eighth and final launch and deployment of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation hosting the Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads. At 7:31:33 AM PST (15:31:33 UTC) a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and placed the final 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into...