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NigComSat 1 seen drifting, not ‘parked’

Submit on Friday, November 14th, 2008 05:59

A Nigerian minister said yesterday that the NigSatCom 1 satellite after a power failure had been parked “like you park a car” in order to prevent it from damaging other satellites. Recent tracking data however indicate somebody forgot to put on the parking brake.

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