May. 5th, 2010

ZombieSat!

May. 5th, 2010 08:18 am
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Galaxy 15, an Intelsat satellite, has stopped responding to ground commands - but it isn't dead. Its payload is still operational and may cause interference problems with other satellites as the satellite caroms around GEO.

Gosh, if only there were some... space tow truck that could take broken satellites and move them away from operational ones.

Oh wait. There is, if someone would just put together a bus and launch the thing.

Oy.
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- Ron Charles at WaPo reviews Philip Pullman's The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ.

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