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How Much Do You Really Know About Satellites?

Awesome facts you didn’t know about Satellites How many satellites are orbiting Earth? Thousands. There are about 1,265 active satellites, and a further 2,600 that are no longer active but that are still up there. Who owns most of them? Satellites are owned by private companies and governments alike. Of the active satellites today, the

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Australian Man Lost For 6 Days in the Outback Survived by Eating Ants

Family of lost bushman will force him to carry a satellite phone October 14, 2015 A hunter survived for six days by eating ants after getting lost in the Australian outback, and his story is now making international headlines. According to FOX Denver, Reginald Foggerdy, age 62, went on a hunting trip with his brother last week.

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Iridium Lifeline: Two rowers raise money to fight breast cancer

Rowing For a Good Cause Oct 21st, 2015 Pete Fletcher & Tom Hudson departed from New York in their row boat, the Macpac Challenger, on Thursday, May 21 to begin what would become an unforgettable 98-day, 14-hours and 44-minutes ‘Dare to Dream’ journey across the Atlantic Ocean to London. The trip, a staggering 3,000-plus nautical

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Mexico: Hurricane Patricia is the Strongest Storm Ever Recorded

Mexico’s Pacific coast on high alert Oct 23rd, 2015 Patricia — the strongest hurricane ever recorded — barreled closer and closer Friday morning to Mexico’s Pacific coast, where residents have been told to brace for its 200-mph sustained winds and torrential rains. The Miami-based meteorological center, in its 10 a.m. CT (11 a.m. ET) advisory,

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Globalstar Supports NGO's and Refugees in Greece

Helping People in Crisis Stay in Touch With Family Oct 28th, 2015 Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE MKT:GSAT) and its partner, first responder communications specialist Disaster Tech Lab, are working together to assist the victims of the European and Middle East refugee crisis by dispatching satellite communications solutions to the Greek island of Lesbos, which has received

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Explorer Henry Worsley hopes to be the first to cross Antarctica unaided

Icy race to the South Pole Henry Worsley’s voice has the frayed quality of sound that’s traveled a long, long way. “We are underway at last,” he huffs into a satellite phone, sounding tired after a day out on the snow. “The surface is kind, soft in places, but firm enough not to be totally

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XGate Satellite Data Service Keeps You Connected

WHY USE XGATE? XGate satellite phone email is the easy way to access email while on the water or in remote locations. XGate is simply the fastest , easiest and most reliable satellite phone email available, saving you time, money and frustration. Without XGate, satellite communication has a lot of hurdles: uncompressed email or web-browsing

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Canadian Artist Cory Trépanier Stays Connected in the Remote Arctic

Connecting a Window to the Arctic by Cory Trépanier Seven weeks into my nine week Into The Arctic: The Last Chapter expedition and I found myself sitting on a desolate beach on Devon Island, along the famed Northwest Passage. I had covered over 16,000 kms so far through some of the most remote and spectacular corners of

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Satellite Connectivity in the Remote Amazon Jungle

Deep in the Amazon Jungle of Brazil 11 December 2015 Seasoned adventurer James Ketchell’s latest challenge took him deep into the Amazon jungle of Brazil in search of the latest off-the-beaten-track experience for travel company Rare Adventures. Throughout the two-week trip James wanted to share the amazing sights of the Amazon via social media, but

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