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Refuelling would be possible if....[edit]

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This event should not have been an issue. If they (Lockheed & SES) would have installed the refueling coulpings we had proposed to them they could get the additional fuel by the time they will need it, by our on-orbit refueling system HERMES (under development). see http://www.georing.biz/OTHER/whitepaper_HERMES_low.pdf

The satellite will most probably reach eventually orbit but will be short of fuel.

AMC-14 Launch:Failure or Partial Failure?[edit]

Copied from Comments talk:Proton rocket fails to launch AMC-14 satellite - Chris Mann (Say hi!|Stalk me!) 01:06, 15 April 2008 (UTC)

"The Proton itself performed nominally, and the Briz-M upper stage successfully completed the first of three burns. During the second burn, however, an undisclosed malfunction occurred, leaving the satellite stranded in a much lower orbit than planned." I think that this is a partial failure because if it were a failure, the AMC-14 would have not reached orbit at all due to an explosion,disintegration ,crash,etc. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 124.106.192.163 (talkcontribs) 07:46, 3 April 2008 (UTC)

Comments from feedback form - "failed"[edit]

failed —112.204.87.128 (talk) 11:10, 6 July 2010 (UTC)