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The latest lost satellite is now space junk that could put other spacecraft at risk


The latest lost satellite is now space junk that could put other spacecraft at risk On Thursday, satellite service provider Intelsat announced that one of its communications satellites is now completely lost in orbit above Earth, rendering the vehicle an unmovable piece of space debris. Intelsat says that something damaged the satellite, causing its onboard propellant to leak out into space. Now, without the ability to maneuver and communicate, the satellite could pose a potential threat to other vehicles in the same orbit.   More



(Source: The Verge - Apr 20)

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