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Globalstar M072



Globalstar-A, Globalstar-B, Globalstar-C, and Globalstar-D are the latest four American Globalstar communications satellites in the Globalstar fleet that were launched by a Soyuz-Fregat rocket from Baikonur at 20:31 UT on 29 May 2007. They are also known as Globalstar FM65, Globalstar FM69, Globalstar FM71, and Globalstar FM72, respectively. These second-generation craft each have a dry mass of 350 kg like the older 52 craft in the fleet, providing two-way transmission of voice and data from mobile and fixed stations.

Alternate Names

  • Globalstar FM71
  • 31574
  • GlobalstarM072

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-05-29
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-Fregat
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 350 kg

Funding Agency

  • Globalstar (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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