Satellite Globalstar M063 (Globalstar 49) of Globalstar

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Globalstar M063 (Globalstar 49)
Country of Operator/Owner USA
Operator/Owner Globalstar
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Intermediate
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 1413
Apogee (km) 1414
Eccentricity 6.42384531380484E-05
Inclination (degrees) 52
Period (minutes) 114.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 450
Dry Mass (kg.) 350
Power (watts) 1500
Date of Launch 08-02-2000
Expected Lifetime 10 yrs.
Contractor Space Systems/Loral
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Cape Canaveral
Launch Vehicle Delta 7420
COSPAR Number 2000-008A
NORAD Number 26081
Comments Global M0bile satellite telecommunications services, offering both voice and data services from virtually anywhere in over 100 countries around the world.; went through Chapter 11 in 2002; acquired by ICO Global Communications (majority shareholder in 2003. In 2002 awarded contract to Space Systems/Loral for second generation constellation.


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