Intelsat Corporation officials believe a solar storm damaged the steering controls of it’s Galaxy 15 satellite.
The wandering orbiter could disrupt cable TV service for millions by interfering with the path of another communications satellite used by U.S. cable companies.
If that happens, the transmissions from the Galaxy 15 could interfere with the signal coming from the AMC 11 satellite.
SES World Skies, which owns the AMC 11, is now scrambling for a way to prevent the interference, which it believes could begin around May 23rd.
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