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ORBCOMM Generation 2 Successful Launch

posted Dec 21, 2015, 5:56 PM by Doug Sinclair
Today's Falcon 9 launch successfully carried the remaining 11 ORBCOMM Generation 2 satellites to space.  In total 18 have been launched, and 17 remain on-orbit.  Each one carries 2 Sinclair Interplanetary sun sensors and 3 magnetic torque rods.  This was our first big constellation build, and we learned a lot about mass manufacture in the process.

Congratulations to ORBCOMM, SNC, and SpaceX on this achievement.
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