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THE MAKING OF THE LARGEST SATELLITE CONSTELLATION IN HISTORY

THE MAKING OF THE LARGEST SATELLITE CONSTELLATION IN HISTORY Matt Desch didn’t set out to change the world, but he just might do it anyway. As the CEO of Iridium, the only company that provides satellite communications to every inch of the globe, he is at the helm of Next, a fleet of telecommunications satellites that is arguably one of the most ambitious space projects ever undertaken. By this time next year, Iridium will have sent 75 Next satellites into orbit. Each one will be replacing a first-generation Iridium satellite that has been in orbit for almost two decades.   More



(Source: Motherboard - Jan 28)

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