In a remarkable announcement, the satellite operator SES, European Space Agency ESA and German avionics research institute DLR have claimed there is such a thing as spent Ku-band satellites sitting idle in orbit, without any use or purpose. So why not use them to offer mobile radio services to cars for ‘many more years’?
what a wonderful use of junk space hardware - i wish
and in the words of Billy Bragg "I saw two shooting stars last night I wished on them but they were only satellites. It's wrong to wish on space hardware. I wish, I wish, I wish you'd care"