‘Zombie satellite’ finally reboots itself

Luxembourg (UPI) Dec 29, 2010 A “zombie satellite” adrift in orbit has come back to life, resetting itself after an unexplained breakdown in space this year, its European controllers say. When the flight center of owner Intelsat lost the ability to control the Galaxy 15 communications satellite in April, its broadcast package remained in operation, transmitting signals, posing a risk of interfering with the signals

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