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February 26, 2015
SBIRS constellation forms under one roof
Buckley AFB CO (AFNS) Feb 20, 2015
Airmen from the 460th Operations Group have made history by successfully completing the first series of Space Based Infrared System satellite and antenna communication on Jan. 28-30 from Block 10, the new operations floor, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The communication to SBIRS satellites and ground antennas is the first step in transforming Block 10 into the new, consolodated operations floor for Defense Support Program, Highly Elliptical Orbit and Geostationary satellites. Currently, ... read more

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AFSPC thinks outside of the box
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Air Force conducts massive protected MILSATCOM test
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Japan Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite
Japan successfully completed the launch of a radar reconnaissance satellite on Sunday morning, the Kyodo news agency reports. The launch was performed from the Tanegashima Space Center in the Kagosh ... more
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EU Forced to Oppose Russian Resolution on Arms Ban in Space
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US Navy uses Russian rocket engines to launch comsat
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USAF awards support contract for space launch and test sites
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U.S. intel agency contracts for BAE Systems software
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UN passes resolution banning arms race in outer space
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Russia Tests First Military Space Surveillance Complex
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