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Successful launch of Sternula-1, world’s first commercial VDES satellite

As a part of the MARIOT project, with Aalborg’s Sternula in the lead, Aalborg University, GateHouse SatCom, Satlab, DMI, Space Inventor and Innovation Fund Denmark have launched Denmark’s first commercial satellite into space when the SpaceX rocket Transporter 6 lifted off from Florida on 3rd of January.

The purpose of MARIOT project is to demonstrate VDES-based satellite, thus the launch of Sternula-1 is a milestone for the maritime industry, as the satellite is the starting point for the world’s largest satellite network targeted at the maritime industry.

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