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Satellite Company Offers Earth-Observing Researchers a Ride

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Science  18 Jan 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5861, pp. 267
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5861.267

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Satellite communications company Iridium is offering space on its next-generation fleet of 66 satellites for researchers to do earth observation. But the $1.6 billion price tag could prove a bit too steep.