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SpaceX Rocket Sends 7th Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch to Orbit; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications’ seventh batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites took off Wednesday aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch is the seventh of eight Iridium NEXT satellite missions that SpaceX agreed to perform to replace the McLean, Va.-based company’s existing network of 66 satellites in …

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Aviation Industry Vet Andrew Kemmetmueller Joins AAR as Chief Digital Officer

Andrew Kemmetmueller, a 17-year aviation industry veteran, has joined AAR as chief digital officer at the Wood Dale, Illinois-based aviation aftermarket services provider. He will report directly to AAR President and Chief Operating officer John Holmes, the company said Thursday. Holmes said that Kemmetmueller will help drive the firm’s digital services vision with his …

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SES Launches Boeing-Built Satellite to Provide In-Flight Connectivity Service

SES has launched a Boeing-built satellite aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana to deliver internet service to commercial, maritime and government customers. The SES-15 satellite is designed to support inflight connectivity and entertainment service providers such as Global Eagle Entertainment, Gogo and Panasonic Avionics as well as provide live TV coverage on …

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