US Space Force creates 1st unit dedicated to targeting adversary satellites

The patch of the 75th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Squadron revealed at the unit's activation ceremony on Aug. 11, 2023. (Image credit: USSF/iStock/Getty Images Plus) By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 16 August 2023 "We are changing the way targeting is done across the joint community when it comes to space

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Debris from ASAT tests creating ‘bad neighborhood’ in low Earth orbit: Analyst

A new LeoLabs’ software tool allows insurers to visualize collision risks to client satellites. (Image: LeoLabs) By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 16 June 2023 Russian and Chinese anti-satellite tests are responsible for "pretty much 20 percent" of "conjunction" warnings, that is predictions that two space objects are likely

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