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Globalstar M034

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1999-062B

Description

Globalstars M029, M034, M039 and M061 were launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur at 16:20 UT. These bring the fleet to the planned total of 48 satellites that provide links between mobile or fixed telephones in isolated areas; four more are to be launched as reserves.

Alternate Names

  • 25962
  • GlobalstarM034

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-11-22
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Globalstar (International)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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