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Fraser
2011-Oct-23, 08:40 PM
It’s the dead zone. Approximately 22,000 miles above the Earth, $300 million worth of retired satellites are simply taking up space in geosynchronous orbit. Like anything a bit elderly, they might have problems, but they’re far from useless. There’s a hundred willing volunteers waiting to be retrofitted, and all they need is the wave of [...]

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