Air Force Finally Prepares For First Sbirs GEO Launch

Credit: Lockheed Martin Concept
After nearly 15 years of development work, more than eight years of delays and billions of dollars in cost overruns, the first of the U.S. Defense Department's new early missile warning satellites is finally poised for launch. The Space-Based Infrared System (Sbirs) geosynchronous (GEO) satellites...

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