Monday, February 10, 2020

Satellites Snooping On Satellites

"A Russian satellite is probably stalking a US spy satellite in orbit":
We don't know exactly what Kosmos 2542 is capable of, but Harrison speculates it could determine the aperture and resolution of the cameras on USA 245. If it has a radio-frequency probe, it could listen for faint signals from USA 245 to deduce what kinds of computer processes are happening onboard, when it’s operating, and when it is taking pictures.