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Under Control: U.S. Air Force’s SBIRS GEO Flight-4 Missile Warning Satellite Responding to Commands

Satellites’ accuracy and sensitivity for detecting infrared targets significantly exceed specifications. The U.S. Air Force’s 460th Space Wing is now “talking” with the fourth Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite after its successful launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, earlier this evening. The Lockheed Martin …

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