Iridium LLC, Motorola Inc’s satellite-based mobile communications venture has launched five more satellites, bringing the number to 34, more than half of its planned complete network of 66 satellites. The latest lauches took place from the Vandenberg Air Force base in California, on a Delta rocket by Boeing Space Systems. The global mobile phone, data, and fax service is due to come into service by mid 1998.
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