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Telesat Canada experiences more power problems on another satellite

News | 03/04/2003 5:00 am EST

Telesat Canada staff will take several weeks working with Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems to determine the cause of a power malfunction on its new Nimiq 2 satellite. The bus, a Lockheed Martin A2100, experienced a failure on February 20 that temporarily knocked out several of its Ku-band transponders, temporarily affecting Bell ExpressVu LP's satellite television service.

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