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Orbcomm A1 (FM05) - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25117
COSPAR ID 1997-084-F
Name in Spacetrack catalog ORBCOMM FM 5

Satellite Details

Orbit 756 x 764 km, 45.0°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin [org.Globalstar]
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 8.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)7.5 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 23 December 1997 19:11
Launch siteWallops Launch Facility,
United States
Launch vehicle Pegasus XL/HAPS
View from orbit pole
 

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