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Norway Maintains a Leadership Role in Space-based Maritime Situational Awareness with Small Satellite Program

Satellite Evolution Global magazine features SFL and Norway’s NorSat program.

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Launch of the Norwegian NorSat-TD technology demonstration microsatellite earlier this year marked the latest success in an extraordinary space program that has delivered some of the most significant advancements in maritime navigation and vessel safety since the the advent of GPS. The program was the first in Norway to receive Automatic Identification System (AIS) signals from ships at sea by a satellite in orbit, thereby dramatically enhancing marine situational awareness over a wide area.

Read the full story in the November issue of Satellite Evolution Global magazine by downloading the PDF here