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Intelsat’s Galaxy 15 now drifting

Intelsat lost full control of its Galaxy 15 satellite on August 10th when it experienced an “anomaly”. Intelsat speedily transferred its clients to other satellites but it is now clear that the satellite is drifting and has been since at least August 15th. The theory is that Galaxy 15 was hit by an intense geomagnetic […]

September 2, 2022

Intelsat’s Galaxy 15 goes rogue

Intelsat has informed the FCC that it has lost overall control of its Galaxy 15 satellite probably as a result of a geomagnetic storm. It is the second time that the satellite has suffered problems in orbit. The official notification to the FCC says: “Galaxy 15 is currently authorized to operate at the 133.0° West […]

August 22, 2022By Chris Forrester