Geek Fact for January 11th


In 1997, the Telstar 401 satellite failed due to an electric discharge during a geomagnetic storm.

Telstar 401 was the first of AT&T’s next generation of video- and data-communications satellites.

Learn more at http://sirius-c.ncat.edu/space/Space-Weather/poetry/storm1/t401lau2.html

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