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Orbcomm FM-36

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1999-065E

Description

ORBCOMM-A, -B, -C, -D, -E, -F and -G wre American low earth orbit communications spacecraft launched by a Pegasus XL rocket carried aloft on a L-1011 cargo plane flying out of Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia State, USA, at 18:54 UT. The fleet enabled communications of data and messages from/to remote land and ocean sites.

Alternate Names

  • 25984
  • OrbcommFM-36

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-12-04
Launch Vehicle: Pegasus XL
Launch Site: Wallops Island, 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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