CAMBRIDGE, ON, June 1, 2012 /CNW/ - exactEarth Ltd., the leading
provider of satellite AIS data services, today confirmed that its
exactViewTM 1 (EV1) AIS microsatellite has arrived at the launch site in Baikonur,
Kazakhstan and is ready for integration into the Soyuz launch vehicle.
The launch is expected to occur upon the conclusion of current
negotiations between Russian and Kazakh officials over drop zone
"We are confident that the authorities of both countries involved will
resolve their remaining issues in the near term and that the launch
will proceed with minimal delay," said Peter Mabson, President of
exactEarth. "We are excited about strengthening our constellation with
EV1, which will be the highest performance commercial AIS satellite
EV1 is one of two exactEarth satellites expected to be launched in 2012,
with two additional launches scheduled for 2013. exactEarth also
continues to pursue other options and initiatives to further enhance
overall system capacity and data service quality.
About exactEarth Ltd.
Based in Cambridge, ON, exactEarth Ltd. is a data services company that
leverages advanced microsatellite technology to deliver monitoring
solutions characterized by high performance, reliability, security, and
simplicity. exactEarth's service, exactAIS®, is a global vessel
tracking and monitoring system based on world leading satellite-based
advanced AIS detection technology. exactEarth is jointly owned by COM
DEV International Ltd (TSX: CDV) and HISDESAT Servicios Estratégicos
S.A. For more information, visit our website at www.exactearth.com.
SOURCE exactEarth Ltd.
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