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Detailed information about GLOBALSTAR M048 satellite

Designator id: 1999-041A

Description of GLOBALSTAR M048 Satellite:

Globalstar M26 was one 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: 1999-07-25
Launch Vehicle: Delta II
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 450.0 kg
Nominal Power: 1100.0 W
Funding Agencies:

Globalstar (International)

Disciplines:

Communications

Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 25872U 99041A   12338.17393207 -.00000063  00000-0  10000-3 0  7482
2 25872 051.9442 044.5686 0001684 123.1263 236.9844 11.14035147605476

Last TLE update on :2012-12-03

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