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Space Development Agency satellites in low Earth orbit successfully broadcast data


Space Development Agency satellites in low Earth orbit successfully broadcast data The Space Development Agency for the first time demonstrated space-to-ground data communications from low Earth orbit satellites launched earlier this year. In three demonstrations held over the past several days, Link 16 terminals on three satellites in orbit were able to talk to radios on the ground, SDA said Nov. 28. Operators transmitted multiple messages from satellites using L-band radios aboard Tranche 0 Transport Layer satellites made by York Space to a ground test site outside the United States. SDA did not disclose the precise location and only said it was within the territory of a Five Eyes partner nation.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - Nov 30)

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