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Intelsat working to regain control of Galaxy 15 satellite


Intelsat working to regain control of Galaxy 15 satellite Intelsat said Aug. 19 it has lost control of its Galaxy 15 satellite after it was likely hit by a geomagnetic storm. High space weather activity likely knocked out onboard electronics needed to communicate with the satellite, Intelsat said, and keep it locked in its geostationary orbit slot at 133 degrees West. “The satellite is otherwise operating nominally, keeping earth pointing with all payload operations nominal,” Intelsat spokesperson Melissa Longo said.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - Aug 20)

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