Rare look at US Space Force ‘spy telescope’ built to snoop on ‘rogue enemy satellites’

THE U.S. Space Force has switched on a brand new spy telescope that’s designed to protect against the threat of space attacks. The Space Surveillance Telescope, which is located in Australia, will help military chiefs keep a close eye on Russian and Chinese satellites. Australia Department of DefenceThe Space Surveillance Telescope in Australia is now operational[/caption] Australia Department of DefenceThe contraption will scan the night sky for faint objects[/caption] Australia’s Department of Defence announced that the Space Surveillance Telescope was operational on September 30. “With testing complete, the Space Surveillance Telescope will allow greater space domain awareness,” the agency said. It joins the network of sensors used by the United States, Australia and other allies to track objects in orbit. Space-based technologies are on the rise, with an estimated 10,000 satellites in orbit. Read more about space SHOT IN THE DARK Rocket-flinging slingshot hurls Nasa payload 25,000 ft above Earth HOLEY HELL Listen to Nasa’s clip of a black hole’s SOUND – it’s like a horror film noise Many of the probes around our planet are spy satellites loaded with high-powered cameras and other snooping technology. Satellites of the future will have the capacity to carry nuclear weapons and even…

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Rare look at US Space Force ‘spy telescope’ built to snoop on ‘rogue enemy satellites’

Updated: October 6, 2022 — 10:26 am