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Lynk Tower 1

Also called Lynk 5


Designation 52162 / 22033F
Launch date 1 Apr 2022
Country of origin United States
Mission LEO telecommunication
Perigee/Apogee 500/517 km
Inclination 97.4°
Period 94.7 min
Launch vehicle Falcon #154

Lynk Tower 1 is the first satellite covered by Lynk's application to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for a global commercial license to operate a satellite direct-to-standard-phone service.

Lynk Tower 1 was designed and constructed at Lynk's Falls Church, Virginia facilities.

It incorporates significant improvements in power systems, reaction wheels, star trackers, Ka-band radios, and upgrades to Lynk's cell tower base station software stack. 55 kg

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