CAMBRIDGE, ON, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - exactEarth Ltd., a leading provider
of Satellite AIS data services, announced the successful launch of an
advanced AIS satellite that will extend its exactAIS® constellation and
increase the capacity of its global vessel monitoring service. The
spacecraft was built by SpaceQuest, Ltd. of Fairfax, Virginia USA and
was launched from the Yasny launch base in Russia on 2013-11- 21 at
07:10:10 UTC aboard a Dnepr rocket. The addition of this spacecraft
will increase the exactEarth constellation to five satellites and
further improve exactEarth's world-leading AIS message detection
performance from space.
"We are pleased to announce the successful launch of EV5, another
important step in our growing constellation of dedicated AIS
satellites." said Philip Miller, VP of Operations and Engineering at
exactEarth. "The satellite is performing to expectations and we are
confident of quickly bringing the asset into operational use. The
addition of this satellite to our fleet is an important milestone as we
continue to provide the world's leading space-based global maritime
vessel monitoring service."
About exactEarth Ltd.
exactEarth, based in Cambridge, Ontario, is a data services company
providing the most advanced information on global maritime traffic
available today. Our premium service, exactAIS®, delivers an
unrivalled view of the recognized maritime picture at a global scale.
Offering fully secure data in a variety of industry standard formats
and delivery methods, exactEarth's data provides real value for a wide
range of operational maritime applications delivering operational
efficiencies, enhancing security, safeguarding the environment, and
assisting in saving lives. For more information, visit our website at www.exactearth.com.
SOURCE: exactEarth Ltd.
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