The Pentagon needed instant identification of satellites


08/05/2012

The U.S. military observers for possible threats may have difficulty identifying the satellites streaking the sky in the crowded space lanes of the Earth. Pentagon’s new effort is aimed at striving to find unique visual signature of the individual satellites for quick identification, regardless of whether such satellites belong to allies or protivniku.Nadezhdy the Defense Advanced Research Research papers (DARPA) is at such a signature - remotely recorded on the surface Earth and space probes - which can help to identify the various satellites made by the same manufacturer. But it’s not easy. The orbits of the satellites can often vary between the various stages, and it becomes more difficult to identify the individual satellites in space, an increasingly crowded space vehicles, satellites, and other parts of the space musora.V DARPAdlya application of innovative small businesses, released April 27, noted - "Some space objects are often lost, and sometimes accidentally find themselves without re-defining its previous identity in the catalog, if you do not interfere with labor intensive to analyze. "Any effort to reliably track the" active commercial goods, spyware, objects, etc. " would be focused only to find natural or "operating" signature of each satellite (possibly traffic signals or unique to a particular satellite.) Timeliness and speed would be very important to help the military observers, allowing you to quickly identify satellites that were missing, and possibly again poyavilis.Tehnologiya needed here probably would involve some sort of software algorithms that can make automated identification, based on satellite Signatures. Once this software is created, DARPA involves taking the test at the Joint Space Operations Center and the Center for American troops in order to coordinate and direct the cosmic forces of space resources to support global operatsiy.Usiliya DARPA focused on satellites also include the recently launched project "SeeMe "allowing to deploy dozens of cheap satellites that will be able to provide active monitoring of the battlefield with American troops.

Original in (English language): Space com


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