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Viking Sweden

NSSDCA ID: 1986-019B

Telecommunications Description

Acquisition of telemetry data and operation of the satellite take place at the Esrange ground station (67 deg, 52 min, 35 s North latitude, 21 deg, 3 min, 49 s East longitude) with a 9 m S-band facility. Only real-time telemetry is used, and the experiments are operated only when the satellite is within view of Esrange.

Telemetry Path

Telemetry support via non-NASA facility

Effective Telemetry

0 kbps

Telemetry Rate

55 - 55 kbps

Additional Information

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

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