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Globalstar M024

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1999-043A

Description

Globalstar M024, M027, M053, and M054 were the latest to join the American fleet of communications satellites. They were launched by a Delta 2 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 16:37 UT. The fleet now totals 36 satellites and enables voice and data transmissions to/from stations located far away from cellular networks.

Alternate Names

  • 25883
  • GlobalstarM024

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-08-17
Launch Vehicle: Delta II
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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