[FPSPACE] Broken Cable in Moscow Disrupts Russian Space Communications

Peter Pesavento pjp961 at svol.net
Wed Nov 14 10:49:39 EST 2012


>From Reuters via Yahoo

 

http://news.yahoo.com/russia-loses-contact-satellites-space-station-ria-1415
36269.html

 


Russia loses contact with satellites, space station - RIA


Reuters - 1 hr 30 mins ago

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has lost contact with most of its civilian
satellites as well as the Russian part of the International Space Station
after a communications cable broke in Moscow, state-run RIA news agency
reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed source.

RIA cited the source as saying it would take at least 48 hours to fix the
cable.

 

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