Slingshot Aerospace harnessing AI to track suspicious satellites

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 6 October 2023 The company recently detected unusual maneuvers by Russia’s Luch Olymp-K-2 inspector satellite WASHINGTON — When Russia launched the Luch Olymp K-2 geostationary spy satellite in March, analysts expected it would carry out signals intelligence-gathering missions much like its predecessor Luch Olymp-K-1

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The US Space Force has a new mission statement to secure everything ‘in, from and to space’

By Bett Tingley, Published by space.com, 9 September 2023 The United States Space Force has a new mission statement. Space Force unveiled the new statement this week, outlining the service's mission in just nine brief words: "Secure our Nation's interests in, from, and to space." In a statement, the service's

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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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