Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite, USAF image

Space missile warning system to include MEO backup in case of attack: Tournear

By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 12 January 2022 WASHINGTON: The missile warning and tracking “force design” developed by the Space Warfighting Analysis Center (SWAC) calls for satellites in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) to provide backup to currently planned constellations, Derek Tournear, director of the Space Development Agency (SDA)

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Elon Musk denies SpaceX satellites are blocking space in wake of Chinese complaints about Tiangong’s near miss

By Echo Xie, Published by South China Morning Post, 30 December 2021 Beijing lodged a protest at the UN, saying its space station had been forced to take evasive action to avoid a collision with one of Musk’s satellites Tesla boss insists there is room for ‘tens of billions’ of

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