U.S. Navy Begins On-Orbit Testing Of Fifth MUOS Satellite

Credit: Lockheed Martin
The U.S. Navy has confirmed that its fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite, meant as an on-orbit spare, has begun testing and will not become a multimillion-dollar piece of space junk, despite not quite reaching its intended geosynchronous orbit. After lifting off on June 24, the...

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