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MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) Market 2012-2016” to its database.
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.
News out of Cape Canaveral, FL has many in the burgeoning private space industry disheartened.
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.
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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