Mobile satellite services provider Globalstar Inc. and European satellite manufacturer Thales Alenia Space have announced an agreement that could return one of the Covington, La.-based company’s second-generation telecom satellites to service. Over the coming months, Thales Alenia Space will develop and upload software to the satellite, which currently suffers from a mechanical glitch affecting a pair of momentum wheels designed to keep the spacecraft in a stable position in orbit. ...

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