exactAIS Constellation Continues to Grow
CAMBRIDGE, ON – August 17, 2011 - exactEarth Ltd., a leading provider of satellite AIS data services, announced the successful launch of two advanced AIS satellites designed to extend its exactAIS constellation and increase the capacity of its global vessel monitoring service. The two spacecraft were built by SpaceQuest, Ltd. and exactEarth will take ownership after the successful completion of in-orbit testing, which is expected to be concluded within 90 days. These satellites incorporate next generation advanced AIS payloads designed to further improve AIS message detection from space. The addition of these spacecraft will bring the exactEarth constellation to five operational satellites.