status of viasat 2

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Posted 7 months ago

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At this time it appears to be drifting aimlessly along a yellow line on the equator when viewed from above:

http://www.n2yo.com/?s=42740

In reality, it's still in its transfer orbit headed toward's its final resting spot above the equator along the Columbia/Brazil border - the good news is the yellow line keeps getting shorter and shorter.

Still scheduled to reach that sweet spot by end of November and Alex mentioned Boeing is still in the driver's seat - once it get's there and the wheel and keys are handed over to ViaSat we'll likely hear very little.

Unless of course it collides with George Clooney who was never recovered from Gravity... in that case all bets are off.
 
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Underrated movie.  
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Thankfully Sandra Bullock made it back.
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Unfortunately, she was so distressed by events she hasn't made a good movie since.