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Space Force expands on-orbit ‘neighborhood watch’ mission with two new tracking satellites (Courtney Albon, Defense News)

The U.S. Space Force just launched two new space domain awareness satellites, expanding the capability of its Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program and boosting the accuracy of the service’s on-orbit tracking constellation.

The Northrop Grumman-built satellites launched Jan. 21 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, flying on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

Space Force expands on-orbit ‘neighborhood watch’ mission with two new tracking satellites (defensenews.com)