SBSS Launch Set for Sept. 25

By Michael Mecham mecham@aviationweek.com
San Francisco

A successful launch of the Boeing/Ball Space-Based Satellite Surveillance satellite will “revolutionize the way we track objects in space” by giving the U.S. Air Force a high-powered telescope unrestricted by Earthly constraints to watch satellite maneuvers and buildups of space debris.

SBSS is due for launch Sept. 25 at 9:41 p.m. PST from Space-Launch Complex-8 at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., by a ...

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