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Navy's MUOS satellite overcomes challenges

4th November 2016 - 14:45 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


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The US Navy’s fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) has overcome propulsion system failures and has now reached operational orbit with pre-operational on-board testing set to begin. 

The MUOS-5 was launched back in June 2016 but experienced a failure of its orbit raising the propulsion system which prevented the ...

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