Globalstar 5, 7, 9 to 13, 16 to 18, 20, 21

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Communications

Low Earth Orbit 45/1 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

The Globalstar global mobile communications network offers global, digital real time voice, data and fax via a constellation of 48 minisatellites. The constellation operates in a 1410 km orbit inclined at 52 degrees, and will also have 8 spares. The satellites were built by Space Systems Loral and Alenia Aerospazio in Rome, Italy.

Zenit-2 11K77.05

Family: Zenith
Configuration: 2 11K77.05

Zenit is a family of space launch vehicles designed by the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau in Dnipro, Ukraine, which was then part of the Soviet Union.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    57.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.9 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.9 m
  • Launch Mass
    459 T
  • Thrust
    7259 kN
Family
  • Name
    Zenit-2 11K77.05
  • Family
    Zenith
  • Variant
    2 11K77.05
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Zenit-2 11K77.05
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Yuzhnoye Design Bureau

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Director: Alexander Degtyarev Founded: 1951 Successes: 275 Failures: 19 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Yuzhnoye Design Office, located in Dnipro, Ukraine, is a designer of satellites and rockets, and formerly of Soviet intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) established by Mikhail Yangel in 1951. The Zenit launch vehicle currently launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome but also used to launch from an ocean platform, Odyssey.

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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