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DigitalGlobe, exactEarth Form Tech Alliance to Help Gov’t Clients Monitor Fishing Activities; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe and exactEarth have formed a strategic alliance to combine their big data and predictive analytics offerings as part of an effort to help combat illegal fishing activities. The partnership will combine DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellite imagery with exactEarth’s automatic identification system to help public sector customers perform maritime surveillance missions, exactEarth …

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Harris, exactEarth Forge Vessel Tracking Partnership; Bill Gattle, Peter Mabson Comment

Harris and Canada-based exactEarth have forged an alliance that seeks to provide services designed to improve domain awareness at sea using the automatic identification system platform. The partnership will combine Harris satellite and radio frequency communications technology with exactEarth’s signal decollision detection system to create real-time vessel tracking and information …

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Iridium Eyes Jan. 7 for Final ‘NEXT’ Satellite Launch; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications has announced that the launch of the eighth batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites aboard SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket is now scheduled on Jan. 7, SpaceNews reported Friday. The new schedule sought to provide SpaceX more time to accommodate Spaceflight Industries’ SmallSat Express rideshare mission, which took off on Monday, Dec. 3. Iridium …

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SpaceX’s Pre-Flown Rocket Sends 4th Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch Into Orbit; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications’ fourth batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites took off Friday at 5:27 p.m. Pacific time from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket. The launch marks the first use of the rocket’s previously-flown first stage that SpaceX fielded in June to bring the second set of Iridium NEXT …

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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Deploys 3rd Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch to Space; Match Desch Comments

Iridium Communications launched its third batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into space aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket that took off Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch brings to 30 the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in space and represents the third of eight launches that SpaceX needs to …

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Harris Maritime Surveillance Tech Begins Worldwide Vessel Tracking Operations

Four Harris-built maritime vessel tracking receivers have begun to track nearly 250,000 ships around the world as part of hosted payloads onboard Iridium‘s NEXT satellites that were launched in January. Harris said Monday the receivers are designed to offer global automatic identification system information and ship tracking capacity for government and commercial users. Iridium’s NEXT satellite …

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