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2014-03-09 23:01:18

Hardware designed to operate with its current OG1 and next generation OG2 satellite networks. Rochelle Park, NJ (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced the availability of its next generation OG2 satellite modems, which are ideal for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) integration into satellite M2M applications targeted for the transportation & distribution, heavy equipment, oil & gas, and government markets....

2013-10-08 08:20:49

Aerospace Company Aims To Establish Low-Cost Satellite Monitoring and Observation Services NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- I2BF Global Ventures, a leading global technology investment firm, today announced a $20 million Series B investment in Dauria Aerospace, a global satellite services company involved in the manufacturing of micro and nano satellites and the development of machine-to-machine wireless communication and earth observation technologies. Dauria Aerospace was...

2012-08-16 23:02:22

A revolutionary advancement in air traffic management that will be hosted on Iridium´s second-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT. Hood River, Oregon USA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 Sagetech Corporation has won a subcontract by Harris Corporation, an international communications company that is providing integrated Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads for AireonSM, a revolutionary advancement in air traffic management that will be hosted on...

2012-05-14 10:20:29

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of JetBlue Airways Corporation, and Greenwich AeroGroup Inc., have entered into a distribution agreement where Greenwich Aerogroup, Inc. and its affiliates will sell, support and install the Iridium OpenPort-Aero(SM) broadband aviation communications platform. Iridium OpenPort-Aero is the only aviation broadband solution that works everywhere in the world, including remote, oceanic and polar regions, for...

Pentagon Wants To Build 'Disposable' Satellites
2012-03-15 11:28:01

The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) said it is considering building "disposable" satellites for frontline warfighters. DARPA said its Space Enabled Effects for Military Engagements (SeeMe) program aims to give mobile individual U.S. warfighters access to "on-demand" tactical information in remote and "beyond- line-of-sight" conditions. The program would help provide small squads the ability to receive satellite imagery of their location just with the press...

Galileo To Spearhead Extension Of Worldwide Search And Rescue Service
2012-03-07 04:34:18

The global reach of Europe´s Galileo navigation system is being harnessed to pinpoint distress calls for rapid search and rescue. A major expansion of the humanitarian system will be tested over the next two years to make it even more effective. After rowing the Atlantic for 27 days, the six-man Atlantic Odyssey Sara G team suddenly capsized. The morning of 30 January saw them 800 km from land, clinging to their lifeboat in rough seas — but their distress call was detected from...

2012-01-03 07:34:00

DUBLIN, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. and a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, governments and consumers, today announced that it has signed an authorized distribution agreement with TS2 Satellite Technologies, a leading provider of satellite communication products and services. TS2 will act as a National Distributor for Globalstar's suite of mobile satellite...

2011-09-15 12:22:00

PARIS and MOSCOW, September 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and the RSCC (Russian Satellite Communications Company) today announced they have extended the agreement under which RSCC provides key services to control Eutelsat's satellites. RSCC manages satellite control activities for Eutelsat from its Dubna Satellite Communications Center (SCC) near Moscow. The new five-year contract, which will take effect in September 2012, was...

2011-05-17 16:27:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has received a contract with a value in the range of $40 million to provide Ka-band transmit-receive (T/R) modules to Thales Alenia Space for the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. Thales Alenia is building the next set of 66 Iridium low-Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites. Thales Alenia plans to integrate the T/R modules to build cross links between satellites and feeder links to earth terminals to facilitate...

2011-04-18 08:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thales Alenia Space has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to develop, test and support integration of payload application software for the Iridium NEXT satellites. Thales Alenia Space is the prime contractor for Iridium NEXT, the next-generation satellite constellation being designed, built and launched for Iridium Communications Inc., (Nasdaq: IRDM), of McLean, Va. Iridium NEXT is expected to begin launching in 2015, and...


Latest Satellite constellation Reference Libraries

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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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