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Signs of the Times #67 (via email to Nancy)
It is predicted that because SOHO is down, massive satellite failure is possible in the near future. Clearly laying down an excuse in advance [Jun 23]. ‘Earth’s first line of defense against massive communication failures is expected to go offline this week, raising the very real possibility that should a giant solar flare occur, the disruptions of media broadcasts as well as consumer and military communications dependent on satellites could rise sharply.’ June 23, 2003 ‘The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft expects to experience a blackout in the transmission of its scientific data during the week of 22 June 2003. This is estimated to last for about two and a half to three weeks.’