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System Description

The System is composed of:

- distress radiobeacons;
- SAR payloads on satellites in low-altitude Earth orbit and in geostationary orbit;
- ground receiving stations spread around the world; and
- a network of Mission Control Centres (MCCs) to distribute distress alert and location information to SAR authorities, worldwide.



http://www.cospas-sarsat.org/en/system/systemoverview

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