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Orbcomm FM 17


Designation 25420 / 98046E
Launch date 2 Aug 1998
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 815 / 827 km
Inclination 45°
Period 101.3 min
Launch vehicle Pegasus #19
Launch site Wallops Island

The satellite broke up on 22 Dec 2018, at least 34 fragments detected.

External resources

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Technical data


Plane B slot 5
Main downlink: 137.8000 MHz

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