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GapSat 1

GapSat 1 was a small geostionary communications satellite project by British Virgin Islands-based GapSat to provide interim communications solutions.

GapSat has contracted with Terran Orbital to build a small geostationary satellite with an electric propulsion system. It was to feature a highly flexible, reconfigurable multi-band payload systemproviding wideband solutions in C-, Ku-, Ka-, Q/V-bands.

GapSat 1 was to be injected directly into the geosynchronous orbit after its launch scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.

This project has been put on hold and cancelled during the COVID19 pandemic.

Nation: UK
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: GapSat
Contractors: Terran Orbital
Equipment: C-, Ku-, Ka-, Q/V-band transponders
Configuration: ?
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
GapSat 1 - cancelled with ?


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