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A new partnership with Aireon will allow Italian aerospace company Leonardo to integrate space-based automatic dependent broadcast data into an air traffic management automation system. Integration of this Aireon-provided data into Leonardo’s LeadInSky ATM automation system would help air navigation service providers manage airspace and flight routes through the use of a global, real-time dataset, […] More
Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch said the company expects to complete the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation this year to help Aireon meet its timeline for delivery of aircraft monitoring service through the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast system, NASASpaceflight.com reported Friday. “The reason why that's important isn't for any services that we have today, it's for Aireon ““ which is a […] More
Airbus' defense and space business has partnered with Iridium Communications' subsidiary, Aireon, and introduced an airspace analytics platform at the Farnborough Airshow. Aireon said Thursday it will deliver space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast data to Airbus' recently launched analytics tool ““ AirSense ““ to facilitate real-time aircraft tracking, streamline airspace utilization and flight routes, and boost airport […] More
Hawthorne, Calif.-based firm SpaceX has launched five satellites for Iridium Communications along with two Earth observation spacecraft from NASA and the German Research Center for Geosciences as part of a ride-share agreement. Iridium said Tuesday the launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base is the sixth out of eight Iridium NEXT deployment missions that SpaceX agreed […] More
U.K.-based air traffic control services provider NATS has made a $69 million equity investment in Aireon in order to help speed up the development of technologies for aviation surveillance. NATS said Wednesday its decision to buy a 10 percent equity stake in Aireon comes as the latter prepares to offer a space-based service ““ Aireon […] More
Iridium Communications‘ fifth set of NEXT satellites that launched Friday includes Aireon-built global air traffic surveillance technology payloads. Aireon said Friday its Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast system is designed to provide aircraft tracking coverage with a 15-minute update interval and help airlines test aircraft tracking systems via space-based ADS-B. The International Civil Aviation Organization and European Aviation Safety […] More
Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, told CNBC in an interview published Friday the Aireon system payload aboard NEXT satellites aims to help air traffic controllers track an aircraft's position anywhere on Earth. “Aireon means airlines can fly more direct routes, which could reduce both the cost and time of air travel,” Desch said. The system aims […] More
Exelis has completed a series of factory acceptance tests for the Aireon-built aircraft surveillance data processing and distribution ground system. Ed Sayadian, vice president of civil and aerospace systems at Exelis, said Monday the company conducted the factory acceptance test to confirm that the Automatic Dependent Surveillance ““ Broadcast surveillance technology meets all requirements and interfaces. […] More
ITT Exelis has won a $42 million contract to build data processing and distribution components for Aireon LLC‘s space-based aircraft surveillance infrastructure. Aireon, an Iridium Communications–NAV Canada venture, intends to utilize hosted payload on Iridium satellites designed for aircraft control and monitoring, Exelis said Monday. Exelis will operate and maintain Aireon’s automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast system […] More
SpaceX will use its Falcon 9 rocket to launch up to five of the six ground spare satellites of Iridium Communications in mid-2023 as part of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. The Iridium-9 mission will take off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California and will serve as the company’s second rideshare with SpaceX, Iridium […] More
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