Nine Satellites in exactEarth's Real-Time Constellation Now in Service


By The Maritime Executive 2017-08-29 16:03:44

As of today, exactEarth, in partnership with Harris Corporation, is bringing five more satellites from our ever-growing real-time (RT) constellation into service. These additional satellites will raise the total to nine in our real-time system that have been successfully incorporated into exactEarth services.

Combined with our first-generation satellites, we are proud to be operating the largest satellite AIS constellation in the world. Eight more real-time satellites are set to launch with Iridium NEXT on October 4th as we continue to add to our revolutionary second generation system.

Representing a brand-new capability for the global maritime industry, exactEarth effectively tracks more than 250,000 vessels worldwide.


When fully-deployed, the exactEarth system will consist of more than 70 payloads delivering actionable data in mere seconds and will enable significant advances in maritime safety, security and efficiency.  

About exactEarth

Founded in 2009, exactEarth was established for the purpose of making satellite AIS data services available to the global maritime market. Based in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, exactEarth leverages advanced microsatellite technology to deliver vessel monitoring solutionscharacterised by high performance, reliability, security, and simplicity. 

exactEarth is a leading organisation in the field of global AIS vessel tracking, collecting the most comprehensive ship monitoring data and delivering the highest quality information to customers around the world.

For more information, visit www.exactearth.com.

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