The Ultimate High Ground
- Private spy in the sky: Military technology goes commercial. Lloyd, Jillian // Christian Science Monitor;2/25/97, Vol. 89 Issue 62, p3
Reports that spy technology will be available to Americans, thanks to the launch of a commercial United States' spy satellite. Names of two Colorado's companies which will be sending up satellites in 1997; Legal issues that will face this industry; Countries which the government prohibits...
- Russia launches three spy satellites. Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/27/1993, Vol. 139 Issue 13, p24
Reports on the launching of three advanced intelligence spacecraft by Russian military units. Increase in Russian space intelligence as a key measure of the renewed emphasis the Russian Ministry of Defense has placed on exercising overall command authority; Improvement of the military's ability...
- Spy in the sky. // Engineer (00137758);1/10/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7618, p7
Reports on Japan's plans to launch its first spy satellite in March 2003. Satellite features; Other launches planned by the country through 2009.
- U.S. Spy Satellites Turned On American Soil. // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);4/16/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 16, p3
The article reports that civil rights supporters are criticizing the United States government for allegedly using spy satellites on American citizens as part of a Homeland Security program.
- Insoluble? Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/21/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 8, p17
Reports on the heated debate between the theater commanders and the intelligence community over sharing of spy data collected in space, an issue born in the aftermath of the Persian Gulf war.
- The wrong moment... // Conde Nast Traveler;Mar1996, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p91
Reveals that a Chinese spy satellite will reenter the earth's atmosphere and land at an indeterminate point along a path encompassing most major cities and all of Continental United States.
- The eyes that never sleep. Kiernan, Vincent // New Scientist;11/4/95, Vol. 148 Issue 2002, Technospy p10
Focuses on the benefits provided by spy satellites used by the United States government. Monitoring of enemy positions; Ability to provide 24-hour coverage of battlefield; Plans to develop a satellite that would produce images with a resolution of only one meter.
- Israel Air Force's New Super-Hercules Can Reach Any Point in Iran. // Israel Faxx;4/ 7/2014, Vol. 22 Issue 73W, p8
The article reports that the military spy satellite Ofek-10 of Israel has been successfully launched into orbit on April 2, 2014 from the Palmachim air base.
- Iran-Russia deal provides high resolution reconnaissance satellites. // Geo-Strategy Direct;5/21/2014, p15
The article focuses on the cooperation agreement between Russia and Iran to provides a high resolution reconnaissance satellites for space surveillance.
- Satellite command, control will need skilled operators. Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/18/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 12, p46
Informs about the need for considerable human command and control of existing military satellites despite automation of new generation spacecraft. Role of satellite operations squadrons under 50th Space Wing of the US Air Force; Detail on satellite command and control functions; Computerization...