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Gstar 3


Designation 19483 / 88081A
Launch date 8 Sep 1988
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 93°W, inclined
Launch vehicle Ariane V25

This satellite had a motor problem and so is inclined

End of life

Out of service Apr 1997
Cause decommissioned, inclination too important

Despite decommissioning, the satellite was relocated to 105 deg West in Dec 1999

Authorized to carry the RDSS (radiodetermination satellite service) payload in the 1.610-1.6265 GHz band.

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data

Transponder frequency chart

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