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astronautix.com GemStar


Class: Communications. Nation: USA. Agency: ???.

Global Electronic Messaging Satellite.


Specification

Total Mass: 113 kg.


GemStar Chronology


15 August 1995 GemStar 1 (VitaSat) Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Athena-1. FAILURE: Destroyed by range safety 160 sec into flight after failure of thrust vector control system. Mass: 113 kg.

Global Electronic Messaging Satellite;.



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