Globalstar Picks SpaceX to Refresh LEO Constellation

04 September 2023
GeoSpatial World

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Globalstar has contracted SpaceX to launch Apple-backed satellites in 2025 to replenish its low Earth orbit (LEO) connectivity constellation.

Apple has agreed to reimburse Globalstar for 95% of the constellation, including manufacturing and launch costs.

Globalstar would use the rest of the capacity for its legacy services, including connectivity for specialized satellite phones and for connecting monitoring and tracking devices.