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Wed Jul 31 2024
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ASBM 1 & 2

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

July 30, 2024 at 8:00 PM EDT

(July 31, 2024 at 12:00 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

July 30, 2024 at 8:00 PM EDT

(July 31, 2024 at 12:00 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

July 30, 2024 at 8:00 PM EDT

(July 31, 2024 at 12:00 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • ASBM (Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission) 1 & 2 are two twin satellites built by Northrop Grumman for Space Norway, in cooperation with Inmarsat and the Norwegian Ministry of Defence. They are designed to bring mobile broadband coverage in the Arctic for both civilians and military. The US Air Force provides the Extremely High Frequency eXtended Data Rate payloads on ASBM satellites as part of the Enhanced Polar System Recapitalization (EPS-R) program.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 4E