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Another Astrolink Aspirant


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ANOTHER ASTROLINK ASPIRANT

LOCKHEEDMARTINJOINEDTHE race to establish a global satellite system to provide data, voice, and video communication. Astrolink, the $4 billion project, would put up nine satellites by 2000 to meet the demand for global networking. The company will be competing against Microsoft founder Bill Gates, General Motors' Hughes Electronics unit, and Motorola.EDITED BY THANE PETERSON


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