What the USAF Watch-dog Satellites May Mean to the Space Community

We’re from the Government.  We’re here to help… The announcement of two geosynchronous space situational awareness satellites from the United States Air Force last Friday was very interesting.  It also raises some issues, which are addressed in my latest Clearancejobs.com article. I’ll probably talk a bit more about the other issues later, too.

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Space junk tracking and collecting

Two articles for the price of one in this aside.  The Australians have figured out they can use their widefield array to help track debris orbiting the Earth, and that’s elaborated on (a little bit) in this article.  This will help by adding another asset to the space situational awareness problem.  It’s a bigger problem if […]

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