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Iridium and Rolls-Royce Marine expanded to reach the capabilities of autonomous vessels

Iridium Communications Iraqi National Congress. reports the language of a Letter of Intent with good shipping pioneer Rolls-Royce Marine (RRM), in support of their autonomous vessel development program. Through this arrangement, RRM and metal can work along to explore incorporating Iridium's next-generation L-band satellite broadband service, metal Certus, into the RRM suite of Ship Intelligence…
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The Inmarsat monopoly has a breakdown by Iridium on Maritime safety communications.

A certification has been granted by the UN’s International Maritime Organization which will compel Inmarsat to lose its monopoly system. The UN has approved a certification for the Iridium communication system to impart the Global Maritime System services. This will automatically end up Inmarsat’s monopoly system which was actively running over a decade on an…
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SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft

Space X has recently launched 5 Iridium next satellites for German Research center for GeoScience and NASA on May 22nd. The last attempt was made by the same vehicle for a significant launch in January, and it was a big failure. This was the final mission of Falcon 9. It launched the first satellite into…
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Space X Puts on Hold Launch of NASA and Iridium Satellites till May 22

The Space X has kept in hold the launch of two earth observation satellites from NASA. The scheduled launch for the satellites and five Iridium communication satellites were supposed to be launched on May 19. But now they have been rescheduled to be launched on May 22.  The satellites are to be launched from a…
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SpaceX Will Launch NASA and Iridium Satellites

GRACE-FO is one of the popular satellite missions, which have gained massive popularity in recent times. The satellite mission is now following the ultimate footsteps of NASA's GRACE mission. It is on the way of proving itself successful. It has been characterized by Earth's gravitational field right from the orbit in great detail from the…
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The Launch of GRACE-FO and Iridium Satellites Postponed to May 22. 

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 will not be making the trip to space on Saturday, May 19 as scheduled. The firm has postponed the launch to Tuesday, May 22. According to the SpaceX, the delay is due to some minor processing issues.  Falcon 9 was scheduled to launch 5 Iridium satellites and NASA’s GRACE-FO satellite on May…
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SpaceX launch of NASA and Iridium satellites delayed

Two critical NASA earth observation satellites have been postponed until May 22. These two satellites involve NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-on (GRACE-FO) mission as well as five Iridium Next Commercial communication satellites which were all set to lift off from the ground on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on last Saturday (May 19).…
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Iridium to complete next stage satellite arrangement 

Iridium Chief Executive officer Matt Desch has said that the last three dispatches of the Iridium Next Satellites will end before the year is over. . He said this when he was addressing journalist in a press conference. He went ahead to state that the satellites will be complete within thirty days of the last…
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