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Long-Running Globe-Circling Satellite Takes Final Bow

AP | Posted 09.02.2013 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. — Jason-1, a satellite that for more than a decade precisely tracked rising sea levels across a vast sweep of ocean and helped ...

Top-Secret U.S. Satellite Blasts Off

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — The Air Force has launched a rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying a top-secret satellite for the United Stat...

Administration Set To Use New Spy Program In U.S.

Washington Post | Spencer Hsu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush administration said yesterday that it plans to start using the nation's most advanced spy technology for domestic purposes soon, rebuffing ch...

Pentagon's Attempt To Shoot Down Spy Satellite Could Cost $60M

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The attempt by the U.S. Navy to use an anti-missile missile to shoot down a potentially hazardous satellite will cost between $40 million and $60 mill...

US: Broken Spy Satellite Will Be Shot Down

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Taking a page from Hollywood science fiction, the Pentagon said Thursday it will try to shoot down a dying, bus-size U.S. spy satel...

AF General: Spy Satellite Could Hit US

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military is developing contingency plans to deal with the possibility that a large spy satellite expected to fall to Earth...