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zombiesat (plural zombiesats)
- An out-of-control communications satellite which cannot maintain its original orbit but remains capable of re-transmitting any signal it receives.
- 2010, Space.com, "Attempt to Shut Down Zombie Satellite Galaxy 15 Fails"
- de Selding, Peter B. (5 May 2010), "Attempt to Shut Down Zombie Satellite Galaxy 15 Fails", Space.com. URL accessed on 7 May 2010.