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2013-09-06 23:18:40

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) Market 2012-2016” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-mobile-satellite-services-mss-market-2012-2016. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Global Mobile Satellite Service market to grow at a CAGR of 9.81 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for broadband...

Historic Space Station Deployment Sends CubeSats in Orbit
2012-12-10 20:00:10

NASA Typically satellites launch from Earth, requiring dedicated launch vehicles to propel them into the proper orbit. The cost for this launch scenario could be reduced considerably if there was another way to get the satellites into their optimal orbit. The Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency (JAXA) found a way to cut the costs of this activity by designing a small satellite launcher, installed recently on the International Space Station. The Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) Small...

SpaceX Payload Satellite Lost
2012-10-13 10:41:24

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online News out of Cape Canaveral, FL has many in the burgeoning private space industry disheartened. In what was to be a coup for this new incarnation of the American space program, SpaceX, a private firm started and run by Elon Musk, one of the co-founders of PayPal, sent up one of Space Exploration Technologies´ Falcon 9 rockets with an experimental communications satellite flying piggyback. This is the same SpaceX mission that was...

SpaceX Falcon Rocket Pushes Secondary Payload Into Wrong Orbit
2012-10-10 10:46:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the Dragon capsule was able to survive an engine failure with the Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday, news broke that a satellite aboard a secondary payload suffered from the event. SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday, with both the Dragon capsule and Orbcomm's prototype OG2 communication satellite onboard. During launch, one of the rocket's nine Merlin engines lost pressure and suddenly shutdown, leaving its secondary...

2011-04-18 09:00:00

FOXBORO, Mass., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Axeda Corporation today announced its all-star speaking line-up for Axeda Connexion 2011, the company's sixth annual user conference, and the M2M (machine-to-machine) industry event of the year. The gathering brings together the community of business and technical leaders building next-generation M2M solutions on Axeda's award-winning cloud platform. This year's agenda features approximately 40 content sessions, highlighted by keynotes from...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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