Military looking for new ways to acquire and use commercial satellite data

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 23 May 2022 Space Systems Command is trying to figure out how to exploit traditional and new types of commercial space data WASHINGTON — Over a two-day conference last week, U.S. military and intelligence officials were briefed on the capabilities of commercial spy satellites

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Space Force general: Commercial satellite internet in Ukraine showing power of megaconstellations

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 11 May 2022 A lesson from the Ukraine war is the resiliency provided by large proliferated constellations, said Gen. David Thompson WASHINGTON — During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing May 11, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) asked Space Force officials if any lessons could

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To track hypersonic missiles, Space Force to develop ‘at least’ 4 MEO satellites

By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 26 April 2022 A study by the Space Warfighting Analysis Center that determined a multi-layered network of satellites in Geosynchronous Orbit (GEO), highly-elliptical polar orbit, Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) is necessary to provide comprehensive ballistic and hypersonic missile

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