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Satellite Design

Year: 2015
Country: United States
A military satellite, like its civilian counterpart, can fulfill purposes such as communications or remote sensing. Military satellites also serve unique missions not addressed by civil or commercial services, such as missile launch detection and warning. Military satellite operations also differ...
Year: 2015
Country: United States
Definitions of the various intelligence disciplines for an understanding of how they may apply to satellite collection operations.
Year: 2011
Country: United States
In March 2011, the U.S. Air Force launched the ## test flight of the top secret X-37B space plane. Originally scheduled to land after ## days, the mission was extended and the spacecraft was still in orbit at the end of 2011. The 2010 maiden flight of the X-37B lasted for ## days. The military has...
Year: 2010
Country: United States
An unmanned U.S. Air Force space plane, the X-37B, was launched in April 2010 aboard an Atlas V rocket. The X-37B remained in orbit for ## days, testing its capabilities and conducting a variety of experiments on behalf of the Air Force. Some international observers expressed concerns that the...

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