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Ariane 5 soars to another heavy-lift success in lofting the TerreStar-1 mobile communications satellite

"The Ariane 5's 31st consecutive mission success was another record-setting flight for this workhorse Arianespace launcher - lofting the world's largest commercial satellite, TerreStar-1, from the Spaceport in French Guiana today."

Va. Firm to Offer Pocket-Size Satellite Phone, Washington Post

"To look at it, you wouldn't know it's a satellite phone -- and that's the idea. Reston-based satellite firm TerreStar Networks is gearing up to launch a smartphone and phone service this year that will combine terrestrial wireless service with its upcoming satellite service."

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