PR: Intelsat regains control of IA-7 satellite

From: Ted Molczan (molczan@rogers.com)
Date: Sun Dec 05 2004 - 00:08:36 EST

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    INTELSAT NEWS RELEASE
    Posted: December 4, 2004
    
    Intelsat, Ltd. announced Friday that it is pursuing a recovery mission of the
    Intelsat Americas 7 satellite, which experienced a sudden and unusual electrical
    distribution anomaly on November 28. As a result of an intensive recovery effort
    by the Intelsat technical team, contact and control of the satellite has been
    regained. Service restoration is underway, with several key customers expected
    to be operational on IA-7 by the end of the day. Although testing of the
    satellitešs capabilities is still underway, operations have been restored on a
    portion of the satellitešs transponders.
    
    Full press release:
    
    http://www.spaceflightnow.com/news/n0412/04ia7/
    
    Ted Molczan
    
    
    
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