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2010-07-09 10:15:00

The zombie satellite that controllers lost contact with in April is still drifting around in space, with engineers keeping a close eye as the Galaxy 15 satellite approaches two other spacecraft. According to its operator Intelsat, the satellite is currently heading toward a stable and predictable path.  The main focus now is to keep the Galaxy 15 from interfering with other satellites that are close-by. "The overall goal is to minimize disruption," Steve Good, Intelsat's global...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.