Iridium Next SV 161: Know Everything About Iridium Next 161

Name Description
Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Iridium Next SV 161
Current Official Name of Satellite Iridium Next 161
Country/Org of UN Registry USA
Country of Operator/Owner USA
Operator/Owner Iridium Communications, Inc.
Users Government/Commercial
Purpose Communications
Detailed Purpose
Class of Orbit LEO
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 489
Apogee (km) 714
Eccentricity 1.61E-02
Inclination (degrees) 86.7
Period (minutes) 96.7
Launch Mass (kg.) 860
Dry Mass (kg.) 678
Power (watts) 50
Date of Launch 22-05-2018
Expected Lifetime (yrs.) 15
Contractor Thales Alenia Space/Orbital ATK
Country of Contractor France/Italy
Launch Site Vandenberg AFB
Launch Vehicle Falcon 9
COSPAR Number 2018-047C
NORAD Number 43478
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