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Globalstar M096

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2013-005D

Description

Successful launch of a cluster of second generation LEO comsats into 920 kilometre circular orbit at 52°.0 inclination. The launch completes the generation 2 constellation.

The satellites were developed by European company Thales Alenia Space on orders of the Globalstar corporation, and designed to provide high-quality global personal mobile communication services.

Alternate Names

  • 39075
  • GlobalstarM096

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-02-06
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1a
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 700 kg

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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