spy satellite

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Noun1.spy satellite - a satellite with sensors to detect nuclear explosionsspy satellite - a satellite with sensors to detect nuclear explosions
artificial satellite, orbiter, satellite - man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
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Aside from carrying deadly payloads, the X-37B could also be used as a spy satellite.
Cold War-era spy satellite images have shown scientists that glaciers on the Himalayas are now melting twice as fast as they used to.
The entrepreneur shared details after the successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket, which put a spy satellite into orbit.
Beijing, Oct 3 (ONA) - China has launched a new spy satellite project
The arms procurement agency hinted Tuesday it could replace LIG Nex1 with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) as the preferred bidder for its ongoing spy satellite project.
Eyeing the Red Storm: Eisenhower and the First Attempt to Build a Spy Satellite. By Robert M.
"The luminous objects witnessed in the sky of certain regions in the Southern parts of the country were the burning of the booster of a missile carrying the second US spy satellite named NROL-52 which was fired from Florida, and on the other side, Russia also had a simultaneous firing (of missile) to place a capsule in a satellite which was launched last month," General Elhami said.
This year, the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is encouraging people to get even more creative in this arena, releasing a series of videos that show people how to make origami creations in the shape of two of its flagship creations: The Arrow rocket interceptor missile and the Ofek spy satellite. See https://youtu.be/05xND0ygVKc
The author relates the story of America's first attempt to build a spy satellite through a program known as WS-117L, which was launched in 1954 by the Eisenhower administration before CORONA, the first functioning spy satellite.
The book effectively argues that development of a spy satellite program was just as much a response to potential Soviet aggression as it was to an overzealous American military straining the domestic economy with funding requests.
Tokyo: Japan on Sunday successfully launched a back-up spy satellite, its aerospace agency said, after cancelling an earlier lift-off due to bad weather.
Israel launched a spy satellite Ofek 10 into space on Wednesday evening, Arutz Sheva reported.