Photos: Second Batch of Iridium-NEXT Satellites gets ready for Liftoff

The second group of ten Iridium-NEXT Communications Satellites is readied at Vandenberg Air Force Base for liftoff atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to continue the company’s replacement of the original Iridium constellation with upgraded satellites offering higher capacity and additional services within Iridium’s global communications architecture.

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