On last March 30th, 10 spacecraft belonging to IRIDIUM constellation were sent by SPACE X FALCON9 launcher. This was the 5th combination of satellites amongst the soon-to-be constellation of 81. Next launch is now scheduled on May 19th.

All the spacecraft were made in Toulouse, Cannes, Turin and Rome THALES ALENIA SPACE sites and carried from these sites to Francfort airport by CHABRILLAC transports, the French Route To Space company, thanks to regulated temperature trailers with sliding sides.


These particular trailers besides allowed the transport of the satellites of constellations GLOBALSTAR and O3B.