SES re-establishes communications with AMC-9; pieces of satellite appear to have broken off by Peter B. de Selding | Jul 2, 2017 At least two objects are now orbiting alongside the AMC-9 satellite, which stopped communicating onSubscribe or log in to read the rest of this content. 1 Comment JOHN VAN LAAR on August 1, 2017 at 8:20 am I do not understand how putting old dead satellites in a orbit that will decay is a smart thing to do. In time they will become a real problem to say nothing of a danger. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.