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NSSDCA ID: 1998-020A

Telecommunications Description

Communications between the spacecraft and the ground facilities are provided primarily through the Wallops Island Orbital Tracking Station (WPS) at Wallops Flight Facility and a Wallops-provided Transportable Orbital Tracking Station (TOTS) stationed at Poker Flat, Alaska. The DSN station at Madrid, Spain (DSS-66) will be used to support launch and early orbit operations (on-site commanding only).

Telemetry Path

Telemetry support via other (non-DSN) NASA ground station

Effective Telemetry

0 kbps

Telemetry Rates

2 - 2250 kbps

Additional Information

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

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