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The mission of the Globalstar Experiment And Risk Reduction Satellite Flight Experiment (GEARRSAT) investigation is to show that the Globalstar satellite network is a feasible option for the command and control of a small satellite system. Existing satellites constellations such as Globalstar provide additional and reliable means to operate microsatellite systems for science and commercial objectives.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2015-05-20
    Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

    Funding Agency

    • US Air Force Research Laboratory (United States)


    • Technology Applications

    Additional Information

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

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