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Iridium Supports Mayflower Autonomous Ship

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced that the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) has selected Iridium and partner Thales Group as its official communications partner, providing critical real-time communications for the fully autonomous transatlantic research vessel. Anticipated to set sail this year, its first mission will be to take on the same transatlantic crossing of the original 17th century Mayflower, while gathering critical environmental data regarding

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Valeport Supports Mayflower Autonomous Ship

Mayflower Autonomous Ship

The Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS), which is set to self-navigate across the Atlantic autonomously in spring 2021, will be fitted with the new Valeport uvSVX and a Valeport altimeter to provide vital precise underwater depth data to help protect the vessel and the onboard technology on its epic journey. Sailing from Plymouth, U.K., to Plymouth, U.S., MAS will trace the route of the

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IMUs Chosen for Mayflower Autonomous Ship

AMU30 Mayflower Autonomous Ship

Two Silicon Sensing Systems AMU30 inertial measurement units (IMUs) will provide critical navigation data to the autopilot capability for the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) throughout its milestone trans-Atlantic voyage this autumn. Setting sail this September, the 15-m-long, 5-ton MAS400 will repeat the Mayflower’s original epic voyage 400 years ago. Led by marine research organization ProMare and powered by IBM, it

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