U.S. Government And Space Companies Collaborate To Support Ukraine

aerial photo of besieged city Mariupol, Ukraine
Maxar Technologies regularly releases its imagery of destruction in Ukraine inflicted by Russian forces, including this picture of the besieged city of Mariupol on March 14, 2022.
Credit: Maxar Technologies
As Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces surged to the border with Ukraine in a massive buildup of Russian military force before the February invasion, the U.S. intelligence community reached out to several commercial space companies and asked for a favor. The secretive intelligence agencies...
Brian Everstine

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