Iridium Satellite Launches Almost Complete

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Starting in January 2017, Iridium began launching Iridium NEXT satellites into low Earth-orbit (LEO) to replace their aging satellite network. Many of the older satellites are no longer in active service, are partially functional, have tumbled out of control, or have reentered the atmosphere. The new NEXT satellites will form a second-generation global network of… Read more »

Public Safety Satellite Communication

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Putting Safety First With Satellite Communication Many changes and advancements in technology have been made to public safety satellite communication systems in light of recent tragedies. In the past, public safety officials relied heavily on radio technology to transmit vital information over terrestrial systems regarding emergency situations and catastrophic events to help boost response times…. Read more »