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Launch Details


The Boeing Company launched a DeThe Boeing Company launched a Delta II on 23 April 1998 at 2238 UTC, from Cape Canaveral Air Station, Florida. The Delta II, carried four GLOBALSTAR satellites to low earth orbit. The GLOBALSTAR system is a satellite-based, wireless telecommunication system designed to provide voice, data, fax and other telecommunication services to users worldwide.