Tracking 21470 objects as of 23-Sep-2020
HD Live streaming from Space Station
objects crossing your sky now

Two payloads qualified for U.S. Space Force early warning satellites


Two payloads qualified for U.S. Space Force early warning satellites Two sensor payloads for the U.S. Space Force’s new missile warning satellites have passed a key design review. One of them will be selected for the first Next-Generation Overhead Infrared satellite scheduled to launch in 2025. Raytheon and a Northrop Grumman/Ball Aerospace team designed competing sensor payloads for the Next-Gen OPIR geosynchronous satellites that Lockheed Martin is developing for the Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center. Both payloads completed preliminary design reviews last week, SMC said on May 22.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - May 26)

comments powered by Disqus