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Fraser
2008-Mar-17, 07:20 PM
Just a quick piece of sad news. SES Americom reported that its AMC-14 satellite failed to reach its orbit on Saturday after it was launched by a Russian Proton Breeze-M rocket. Despite the failure, though, there might be hope that the satellite will be broadcasting HD television eventually.

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2008/03/17/satellite-fails-to-reach-proper-orbit/)

Noclevername
2008-Mar-17, 07:27 PM
Despite the failure, though, there might be hope that the satellite will be broadcasting HD television eventually.


To all those around its crash site? :doh:

Ilya
2008-Mar-17, 07:48 PM
It did not crash -- it just failed to reach INTENDED orbit.

Noclevername
2008-Mar-19, 11:56 AM
It did not crash -- it just failed to reach INTENDED orbit.

:doh: