2010 – U.S.: SBSS – Snapshot

In 2010, the United States launched the first Space Based Space Surveillance satellite (SBSS-1) for its Space Surveillance Network. From its LEO orbit, SBSS-1 supplements ground-based equipment that tracks more than 20,000 objects 10 centimeters (4 inches) or larger orbiting Earth. Its vantage point...

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