Citations with the tag: SPACE surveillance
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- The Ultimate High Ground.
Desjarlais Jr., Orville F. // Airman; Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p2
Discusses the evolution of the space program in the U.S. Launch of the earth-circling spaceship; Deployment of aerial reconnaissance to detect nuclear testing; Use of camera-carrying weather balloons. INSET: Taking the 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...
- Implications of space-based observation.
Wolf, James R. // Military Review; Apr1994, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p75
Focuses on the impact of the growing number of foreign countries with military space capabilities on the United States land warfare operations. Remote sensing; Land warfare under observation; Countering the observation threat; Doctrinal changes.
- 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.
- Russia launches three spy satellites.
Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 9/27/93, 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...
- U.S. to share radar data.
Asker, James R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 2/7/94, Vol. 140 Issue 6, p57
Reports on the shuttle experiment known as Orbital Debris Radar Calibration Spheres (Oderacs). Deployment of metal spheres from the space shuttle Discovery; Sharing of data among the United States and Russia; Usefulness of information to the ballistic missile defense systems; Calibration of...
- Spy in the sky.
Asker, James R. // 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.
- 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...
- U.S. Spy Satellites Turned On American Soil.
Scott, William B. // 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.
- In orbit.
Asker, James R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 6/26/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 26, p59
Reports on the creation of a joint space management board for defense and intelligence satellites in the United States. Goal; Members.
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.
- Foiling the snoops.
Mann, Paul // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jul/Aug1996, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p8
Reports on the inability of intelligence satellites to track the Unabomber.
- The wrong moment...
Mann, Paul // 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.
- Asia Beat.
Mann, Paul // Asian Pacific Post; 12/3/2009, p3
This section offers news briefs in Asia, including the launch of a next-generation spy satellite by Japan in November 2009.
- Now you see them, now you don't.
Kiernan, Vincent // New Scientist; 11/09/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2055, p5
Reports on the observation of satellite watchers that four United States spy satellites have vanished from their orbits since 1990. Disappearance of the mother ship several weeks after each of the three launches; Disappearance of the AFP-731 just before the Gulf War; Possibility that satellites...
- Space Watchers.
Greeley, Jim // Airman; Aug2001, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p22
Provides information on the Maui Space Surveillance site in Hawaii. Description of the site; Information on various space surveillance equipment in the site; Problems encountered at the site.
- Concern about the quality...
Greeley, Jim // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 06/21/99, Vol. 150 Issue 25, p23
Reports on French planners' preparation of unspecified improvements to the Helios 2 surveillance satellite. Concern about quality and availability of imaging data during the war in Kosovo, Yugoslavia; Expected launch of the satellite in 2003; Infrared sensor of the satellite; Comparison with...
- Radar satellite assesses raids.
Greeley, Jim // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 9/16/96, Vol. 145 Issue 12, p26
No abstract available.
- Satellite Force.
Fleck, Ken // Electronic News (10616624); 5/13/2002, Vol. 48 Issue 20, p38
Focuses on the commercial and military satellite sector as of May 2002. Market share in the total industry demand in the connector world; Number of satellites launched in 2001 and year-to-date 2002; Satellites subdivided by region of the world.
- Mission systems the key.
Sutton, Oliver // Interavia Business & Technology; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 57 Issue 660, p52
Reports the reliance of maritime patrol aircraft in mission system to cope with an expanding range of missions in the U.S. Development of Fully Integrated Tactical System; Use of commercial jet transports in the blue-water MPA role; Availability of multi-engine long-range turboprop platforms. ...
- MYTH OF THE TACTICAL SATELLITE.
Baker, Michael T. // Air & Space Power Journal; Summer2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p25
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Myth of the Tactical Satellite," by Lt. Col. Edward B. Tomme in the Summer 2006 issue.
- Tactical Satellites: The Rest of the Story.
Guerriero, Bob // Air & Space Power Journal; Summer2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p27
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Myth of the Tactical Satellite," by Edward B. Tomme in the Summer 2006 issue.
- Tactical Satellites: It's Not "Can We?" but "Should We?".
"MEL" Tomme, Edward B. // Air & Space Power Journal; Summer2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p30
A response by Lt. Col. Edward B. Tomme to a letter to the editor about his article "The Myth of the Tactical Satellite" in the Summer 2006 issue is presented.
- Boost for Israel's commercial satellites.
Fisher, Scotty // Interavia Business & Technology; Nov93, Vol. 48 Issue 572, p5
Discusses the continued development of low earth orbit `Ofeq' spy satellites by Israel. Plans for the reconnaissance satellite program; Criticisms over the costs; Importance of acquiring spy satellite capabilities; Israel's attempts to enter the United States commercial launch market; Israel's...
- Corona: The first U.S. photoreconnaissance satellite.
Kimble, Kerry L. // Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin; Jul-Sep97, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p46
Focuses on the Corona project which developed into the United States' longest-running and most successful satellite intelligence programs. Historical background; Trial and error; Cover story for Corona; Security challenges; Modifications; Accomplishments; Declassification of Corona's products.
- Intelligence Philatelic Vignettes.
Sommer, Mark // Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin; Jul-Sep2005, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p62
The article focuses on the proposed airstrip on the Henderson Island near Pitcairn Island in the mid-1960s by the U.S. and British governments that never took place. Pitcairn Island lays claim to a secret space satellite program featured on a July 7, 2000 souvenir sheet. The planned airstrip...
- Air Force uses optics to track space objects.
Nordwall, Bruce D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 8/16/93, Vol. 139 Issue 7, p66
Focuses on the Air Force Spacetrack System's facilities for tracking space pollution. Location; Use of the Air Force Maui Optical Station, Maui Optical Tracking and Identification Facility and the Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep-space Surveillance System in tracking man-made objects orbiting...
- Satellite technology to aid livestock insurers.
Nordwall, Bruce D. // African Business; Jan2010, Issue 360, p9
The article reports on the use of satellite images by various insurers to help the ranchers' claims for cattle deaths during drought.
- Blink and the space lasers will miss.
Sample, Ian // New Scientist; 03/18/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 2230, p6
Reports on the fitting of artificial `eyelids' on spy satellites to prevent them from being blinded by enemy lasers. Possible damage to cameras of military satellites by laser light; Process in making the eyelid.
- Declassification project is nearly complete.
Sample, Ian // Editor & Publisher; 4/27/96, Vol. 129 Issue 17, p98
Reports on the near-completion of the declassification of hundreds of thousands of images from the United States government's early spy satellite programs. President Bill Clinton's signing of the declassification order in February 1995; Transfer of the images from the intelligence community to...
- Sorry, wrong track.
Forcer, Tim // Engineer (00137758); 12/10/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7665, p22
Presents a letter to the editor about the satellites tracking cars.
- �The gaze without eyes�: video-surveillance and the changing nature of urban space.
Koskela, Hille // Progress in Human Geography; Jun2000, Vol. 24 Issue 2
Focuses on the video surveillance in public accessible spaces for public transport. Impact of video-surveillance in the nature of urban space; Evaluation on the efficacy of surveillance; Relation of space surveillance to power structure and human emotions.
- Missing in action.
Hecht, Jeff // New Scientist; 8/11/2001, Vol. 171 Issue 2303, p5
Reports that United States' (U.S.) spy satellites are not in the orbits the U.S. Department of Defense says they are, according to respected space analyst Jonathan McDowell. Convention that requires nations to maintain a registry of objects they launch; Reaction of a spokesman for the U.S....
- Someone to watch over us.
MacKenzie, Debora // New Scientist; 6/8/2002, Vol. 174 Issue 2346, p12
Focuses on the role of Austrian scientists in observing unusual activities in planet Earth. Uses of International Monitoring System (IMS) in detecting nuclear tests; Benefits of the IMS for the scientists; Insights of the future of the IMS. INSETS: The spin-offs global surveillance.;Death of a...
- Russian officers have revealed.
MacKenzie, Debora // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 10/2/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 14, p17
Reports the location of `Golitsino-2' military space control center near Moscow at Krasnoznamensk, revealed by Russian officers and controlling of a new Resurs-R remote-sensing film spacecraft.
- A Comeback for Adak.
Scigliano, Eric // National Geographic; Jan2006, Vol. 209 Issue 1, Preceding p1
The article reports that the residents of Adak Island, Alaska will soon have new neighbors, an oil-drilling platform is transferred into a spy station. The author reviews how the 26-story Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX) will soon scan northern skies for incoming missiles and could breath new life...
- Every move you make...
Charles, Dan // New Scientist; 08/02/97, Vol. 155 Issue 2093, p18
Examines issues concerning plans to launch commercial spy satellites. Use of the satellites in preparations for war; Missile-targeting value of the images; Freedom of the press arguments in support of the system; Resolution limits of the images.
- Germany ready to join military space program.
Charles, Dan // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 12/5/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 23, p23
Reports on the participation of Germany in Europe's military space program. Initial focus of Germany's involvement; Role of Germany in the development of a military radar imaging reconnaissance satellite; Participation of Germany in the Helios-2 program; Dependence of France and the North...
- Open dialogue on space control.
Charles, Dan // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 4/10/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 15, p74
Editorial. Comments on the lack of a national policy to develop an effective space control capability. Banning of allied forces from interfering with reconnaissance aircraft or surveillance satellites of noncombatant and enemy nations; Availability of militarily useful information from such...
- ISRAELI SATELLITE LAUNCHED ABLE TO KEEP AN EYE ON IRAN.
Charles, Dan // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition); 6/23/2010, Vol. 191 Issue 4879, p1
The article reports on a military spy satellite, the Ofek 9, launched by Israel to monitor Iran's uranium enrichment activities, which is believed to have an aim of producing nuclear weapons.
- Lost in space.
Coffin, Bill // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Nov97, Vol. 98 Issue 7, p68
Presents information about satellite insurance. Advantages of insurance to the satellite industry; Discussion about the four basic types of satellite coverage; Objects beyond the earth's atmosphere logged by the Space Surveillance Network by the U.S. Space Command; Different means of disposing...
- French Brass Urge Milspace Teamwork.
Taverna, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 3/11/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 10, p49
Reports on the urge of the French defense and space leaders on the military space capability in France. Recognition of French officials on the neglected space requirement of the government; Expenditures of the government on military space; Comments of Commander of Air Force General Bernard...
- Israeli Surveillance Satellites.
Egozi, Arie // Military Technology; 2012, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p36
The article focuses on the active surveillance space satellites of Israel.
- FOLLOWING UP...
Egozi, Arie // Popular Mechanics; Aug2002, Vol. 179 Issue 8, p26
Deals with technological developments featured in the 1996 and 1999 issues of 'Popular Mechanics,' which include U.S. spy satellites and the F-22 Raptor jet fighter.
- Edgy Japan wants a new reconnaissance satellite.
Saegusa, Asako // Nature; 9/24/1998, Vol. 395 Issue 6700, p312
Announces that Japan is planning to launch a reconnaissance satellite to improve its ability to gather security information. Reason for the move; Comment from Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi; Comment from Hideo Funabashi, who is responsible for space research at the Science and Technology Agency.
- Spy Photos For Everyone.
Wilson, Jim; Coledan, Stefano // Popular Mechanics; Feb2000, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p23
Reveals that photographs from espionage satellites will be on sale from Space Imaging.
- Lots of space surveillance.
Wilson, Jim; Coledan, Stefano // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 11/19/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 41, p18
The article reports that the U.S. and Australian armed forces have agreed to deploy U.S. space surveillance radar and a space surveillance telescope in Australia.
- Two Russian spy satellites.
MacRobert, Alan M.; Ouellette, Gerald A. // Sky & Telescope; Mar96, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p68
Focuses on two Russian spy satellites, Cosmos 2278 and Cosmos 2293. Position; When these satellites would be visible; How to locate them. INSET: Tracks of the cosmos 2278 on the map..
- Russia's satnav system almost ready.
MacRobert, Alan M.; Ouellette, Gerald A. // Flying; Feb96, Vol. 123 Issue 2, p33
Reports that twenty-two of the twenty-four satellites being launched to support Russia's GLONASS satellite navigation system were in orbit by late October 1995. Financial problems faced in the satellite launching; When the final two satellites are expected to be launched; Design and...
- ARMY CREATES FIRST SPACE BATTALION.
MacRobert, Alan M.; Ouellette, Gerald A. // Army Logistician; Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p1
No abstract available.