Unresponsive Satellite Can’t Be Fixed or Recovered: Air Force

Another Pentagon satellite has been lost to space.

That’s the conclusion of the U.S. Air Force, which recently investigated what went wrong with the newest weather satellite in the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. Continue reading

US military satellite explodes above Earth

It’s plausible that somewhere in China, a PLA officer is laughing.

 

A US military satellite exploded after detecting an unexplained “sudden spike in temperature”, sending dozens of chunks of debris tumbling into different orbits around Earth.

Civilian company CelesTrak was first to notice the explosion of the once-secret weather satellite and the US Air Force subsequently confirmed that it had been lost.

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