Iridium NEXT Set to Begin Deployment This Year

An artist's conception of an Iridium-NEXT satellite in low Earth orbit. Credit: Iridium Communications Inc.

An artist’s conception of an Iridium-NEXT satellite in low Earth orbit. Image credit: Iridium Communications Inc.

The skies, they are uh changin’… I remember reading in Astronomy magazine waaaay back in the late 1990s (in those days, news was disseminated in actual paper magazines) about a hot new constellation of satellites that were said to flare in a predictable fashion.(…)
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