WAAS Satellite to drift off orbit

April 22nd, 2010|WAAS|0 Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration says one of the two Wide Area Augmentation System geosynchronous satellites will drift out of usable orbit within the next few weeks. Intelsat told the FAA earlier that it had lost control of the Galaxy 15 satellite (PRN 135), which hosts the WAAS SBAS transponder. FAA officials say they are watching [...]