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Submission + - Russia May Sink Express-AM4 Satellite Salvage Plan For Antarctic Internet (spacedaily.com)

amcenwest writes: A modern, state of the art communications satellite stranded last August in a useless orbit will constitute a double failure if Russian officials de-orbit the spacecraft as planned, according to an expert from the team hoping to salvage the spacecraft. "A new Express AM4 orbit could provide 14 to 16 hours of daily Internet coverage for the international scientific research bases in Antarctica," said Readdy.
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Russia May Sink Express-AM4 Satellite Salvage Plan For Antarctic Internet

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