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O3B FM3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2014-038A

Description

Communications satellite, owned by O3b Networks, to provide links between ground stations lying in the range ±45° latitude. Orbiting at one quarter the altitude of geosynchronous satellites, O3b satellies reduce the delays (latency) in transmission introduced by the lengths of radio links.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2014-07-10
    Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
    Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
    Mass: 172 kg

    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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