[FPSPACE] SBIRS-High still grounded

Allen Thomson thomsona at flash.net
Tue Oct 12 18:26:23 EDT 2004




> There's a short article in last week's Space News indicating that the USAF 
> has announced that the first SBIRS-High missile warning satellite will not 
> be launched until fall 2008.

Is there any indication as to whether  "High" is the GEO or HEO version?  If 
HEO, it also has implications for intelligence satellites, as SBIRS-HEO is 
supposed to be hosted on the JUMPSEAT/TRUMPET follow-on.

(To repeat an earlier question, "Jeez, what's so hard about this?" )






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