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November 26, 2000 | PETER PAE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They were beeping one minute and then they suddenly went silent--45 million pagers in all--as a $250-million satellite hovering over Earth spun out of control and stopped transmitting. It was May 1998, the first time the nation was exposed to the fragility of space-based telecommunications that it had come to depend upon for pager communications, data transmissions and much of its television.
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November 26, 2000 | PETER PAE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They were beeping one minute and then they suddenly went silent--45 million pagers in all--as a $250-million satellite hovering over Earth spun out of control and stopped transmitting. It was May 1998, the first time the nation was exposed to the fragility of space-based telecommunications that it had come to depend upon for pager communications, data transmissions and much of its television.
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