NRO ‘Watchdog’ Satellites Reach Geosynchronous Orbit

Credit: United Launch Alliance
An unknown number of satellites that are part of a new U.S. national security initiative to track objects from geosynchronous orbit (GEO) were deployed on Sept. 10 during one of the last Atlas V missions for the U.S. military. “The idea of the mission is to put a satellite in geosynchronous orbit...

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