One Space Imaging System to View Them All

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Researchers working on behalf of the U.S. intelligence community are kicking off a program designed to develop a revolutionary capability for monitoring objects in geostationary orbit, including functioning satellites and hundreds of thousands of bits of space debris ... “When near space was largely populated by the relatively limited assets of the United States and the former Soviet Union, the potential for unexpected space events was fairly low,” points out Merrick DeWitt, program manager for the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) Amon-Hen program.