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Designator id: 1998-008C

Description of GLOBALSTAR M002 Satellite:

Globalstar FM3 was the third of a planned 52 (48 operational and 4 on-orbit spares) satellites in the Space Systems Loral "Big LEO" global mobile communications network offering global real time voice, data and fax, was launched on a Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral. The satellite was 3-axis stabilized and employed magnetometers on a deployable boom, sun sensors, GPS as attitude sensors, and carried two deployable solar arrays delivering 1100 W. The satellites in the first-generation constellation were designed to operate at full performance for a minimum of 7.5 years.

The satellites in the system will be placed into low earth orbit in eight operational planes of six satellites each with a 1,414 kilometer circular orbit inclined at 52 degrees.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1998-02-14
Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7420
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 450.0 kg
Nominal Power: 1100.0 W
Funding Agencies:

Globalstar (International)



Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 25164U 98008C   12339.10167291 -.00000071  00000-0  10000-3 0  2804
2 25164 052.0003 198.2003 0002266 085.9701 274.1379 11.61438207652176

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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