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2008-09-11 00:00:10

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC reports that its mobile satellite communications service has been providing peak levels of reliable, critical lifelines to first responders in the Gulf Coast Region since news of hurricanes Gustav, Hanna and Ike started to appear.

2008-09-08 09:05:00

Chinese Vice Premier hails launching of disaster-monitoring satellites BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu on Saturday sent a congratulatory letter to the team that put two small disaster-monitoring satellites into orbit.

2008-09-06 09:00:13

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Chinese Vice Premier Hails Launching of Disaster- Monitoring Satellites"] BEIJING, Sept.

2008-09-06 03:00:18

By Saka, M Halis Finding an Optimum Location for a Fixed Pseudolite In Support of CPS Navigation in Poor Visibility Conditions Over the last decade or so, global positioning system (GPS) positioning has played an escalating role in navigation, and it has become a primary tool for precise positioning.

2008-09-03 18:00:28

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced that Susan Saadat has been named Senior Vice President - Operations. Ms.

2008-08-05 18:00:10

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC today announced financial results for the second quarter which ended June 30, 2008.

2008-07-29 18:00:41

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced that Lucas Binder has been named Vice President - Business Development and Investor Relations.

2008-07-14 09:00:53

MOSCOW _ The European Commission has decided to start buying satellites and ground-based equipment for its Galileo satellite navigation project. By 2010, the system should comprise 30 satellites and a ramified ground infrastructure. Europe's independence from the U.S.

2008-06-24 02:30:09

Echo Satellite Communications has announced an agreement with Satcom Global, according to which Satcom will resell Echo's SatMAX advanced satellite communications systems to both its Iridium- and Inmarsat-linked customers.


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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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