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Iridium picks up the pace

Iridium set the launch date for its fifth mission carrying the NEXT satellites into orbit. The company and SpaceX expect a morning launch on 18 March 2018 to carry another 10 payloads into space, bringing…

Iridium-4 to launch on an old friend

The switch by Iridium to use a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for a pair of upcoming launches was driven by a desire to maintain the launch cadence. Waiting for new rockets presented a potential…

Bringing a 360 view to the moving map

As one of the most popular features on any inflight entertainment system the moving map offers a direct path to all manner of passenger interactions. Newer generations of the maps are adding ever more features…