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GapSat 1

GapSat 1 is a small geostionary communications satellite owned 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 will feature a highly flexible, reconfigurable multi-band payload systemproviding wideband solutions in C-, Ku-, Ka-, Q/V-bands.

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

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
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
GapSat 1 - 2020 with ?

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