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Submission + - New coms satellite abandoned due to orbital patent (space-travel.com)

EreIamJH writes: AMC-14, a commercial geostationary satellite launched last month, failed to reach its intended orbit. The owner wanted to shunt the satellite into a useful orbit by slingshoting it around the moon, but the plan (and the new satellite) was abandoned when Boeing claimed that it had a patent on that orbital manoeuvre.
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New coms satellite abandoned due to orbital patent

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