GEARRS-1 (GEARRSAT, Globalstar Experiment And Risk Reduction Satellite)

Name GEARRS-1 (GEARRSAT, Globalstar Experiment And Risk Reduction Satellite)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2015-11-07. Was operational.
Launched 2014-07-13
NORAD ID 40456
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2015-03-04
Organisation NearSpace Launch
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Launch brokerer Nanoracks

Demonstrate satellite operations through Globalstar network.


Show that the Globalstar satellite network is a feasible option for the command and control of a small satellite system. 

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Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat

Last modified: 2023-06-09
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