U.S. Navy Reconfigures MUOS-5 Satellite For Temporary Safe Orbit

Credit: Artist's concept of MUOS: Lockheed Martin
The fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite experienced an anomaly that required a scheduled “transfer maneuver” to be temporarily halted, the U.S. Navy says. The Navy’s Program Executive Office for Space Systems has reconfigured the satellite from orbital transfer into a stabilized, safe...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.