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Solar array failed on Eutelsat 5WB; capacity halved

Submit on Sunday, January 19th, 2020 22:59

On 24 October 2019, Eutelsat announced an investigation into a malfunction on one of the two solar arrays on its Eutelsat 5 West B satellite. Pursuant to this investigation, the loss of the satellite’s South solar array has been confirmed. With the exception of the South solar array, the satellite performance remains nominal.

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