View Full Version : Shutdown of 'Zombie' Satellite Unsuccessful

2010-May-05, 06:40 PM
A geostationary satellite that had its "brains fried" by a solar flare (love that description by our pal Ian O'Neill at Discovery Space) stopped communicating with ground controllers last month and remains out of control. While the Galaxy 15 communication satellite is still functional, its navigation and communications system are not. The instruments [...]

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