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2011-01-14 12:20:45

Intelsat reported today that its Zombie Galaxy-15 satellite is now under full command again and set for an intense testing program. According to Intelsat, the satellite could return to the business of relaying TV services to the U.S. if it is given a clean bill of health. The spacecraft's recent troubles have had hardly any impact on its fuel reserves. "The current end of life is 2022; that isn't going to change," said Tobias Nassif, Intelsat's vice president of satellite operations and...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.