Software error caused Soyuz/Galileo failure


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A report today in Russia says that the investigation into the Soyuz launch failure last week that while the Russian Fregat upper stage fired correctly in attempting to place the two Galileo GPS satellites into orbit, its software was programmed for the wrong orbit.

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  • DK Williams

    Sounds like a Russia programmer might want to star in a Southwest Airlines “Want to get away?” commercial.

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