Eighth SpaceX Launch

06/14/2017

Final launch to complete the Iridium NEXT constellation! Ten Iridium NEXT satellites are launched via SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and are in orbit.  Upon successful final testing of the final batch deployed, the Iridium NEXT constellation will be 100 percent operational and Aireon space-based ADS-B will be providing 100 percent real-time global aircraft surveillance.