TITLE

Eyes to the Skies

AUTHOR(S)
Hayward, George
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Airman;Apr99, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the Space Control Center of the United States Space Command in Cheyenne Mountain Air Station, Colorado. How the center tracks the objects in space; Potential intersections the center looks for; How the center advises owners and users of satellites; Accuracy of the predictions; Comments from Captain Lee Ochoa, a space surveillance crew commander with the 1st Command and Control Squadron.
ACCESSION #
1905801

 

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