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A Day In The Life: Michael Olsen

Learn more about Aireon from the Aireon team themselves. This series, “A Day in The Life,” will allow the Aireon team to speak first-hand about their experiences, views, and future outlook on space-based ADS-B.  Aireon is proud of our extraordinary team of experts and aim to highlight them in this blog series. We hope you enjoy meeting the Aireon team and further understand our strong commitment to aviation. Aireon is embarking upon a journey to develop and deploy the most innovative aviation surveillance capability since Radar.  The engineers at Aireon and its…

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Safety Certification for Global Air Traffic Surveillance

Vinny Capezzuto, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering, Aireon Nathalie Dejace, Head of ATM/ANS and Aerodromes Department, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) What:  Safety Certification and Global Air Traffic Surveillance: EASA and Aireon’s Collaboration for Safety Approval of Space-based ADS-B When: Wednesday, March 7 1-2pm GMT +1 Where: Madrid, Spain – World ATM Congress – Aireon Spotlight Stage   Creating safer skies is a core component of Aireon’s founding mission. Because of this commitment, Aireon is working in collaboration with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to obtain…

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A Day In The Life: Yogi Sharma

Learn more about Aireon from the Aireon team themselves. This series, “A Day in The Life,” will allow the Aireon team to speak first-hand about their experiences, views, and future outlook on space-based ADS-B.  Aireon is proud of our extraordinary team of experts and aim to highlight them in this blog series. We hope you enjoy meeting the Aireon team and further understand our strong commitment to aviation. I preface my professional background summary with a quote from Bruce Lee: “Empty your mind.  Be formless, shapeless like water […] Be water my…

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What is it like to attend a SpaceX launch?

Seeing a SpaceX launch first hand is one of the most miraculous experiences I’ve had in my lifetime. To see all the hard work that went behind planning and building the AireonSM payloads, and Iridium® NEXT satellites being sent into orbit, is quite the rewarding feeling. I had the privilege of attending the 4th Iridium NEXT launch on December 22nd, 2017, which created quite the buzz on the internet. Something about this launch was special, because the sun was setting and the sky was clear. You could see almost every…

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