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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.

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

The Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency (JAXA) found a way to cut the costs of launching satellites by designing a small satellite launcher, installed recently on the International Space Station.

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

News out of Cape Canaveral, FL has many in the burgeoning private space industry disheartened.

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

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.

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.

2011-03-14 07:00:00

WOODRIDGE, Ill., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Morey Corporation (MOREY) today announced the formation of the Rugged Telematics Alliance, a group of seven companies, each best-of-breed in their respective industries, committed to providing Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and other enterprises in the Heavy Vehicle & Equipment space with a turnkey telematics solution that will generate visibility, efficiency and cost savings.

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2010-06-17 06:10:00

Iridium Communications Inc and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced a $492 million deal on Wednesday in which SpaceX’s Falcon 9 will be a major provider of launch services for Iridium’s next-generation satellite constellation.


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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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