USA—10th WGS Spacecraft Accepted For Duty

Space News | 12/02/2019

U.S. Space Command has accepted its 10th Wideband Global Satellite Communications (WGS) satellite for operational service following on-orbit testing, reports Space News. WGS-10 was declared operational on Nov. 19, according to a Nov. 26 press release from the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. The satellite was launched on March 15 and turned over to the Air Force on July 10. As part of the testing, the satellite’s new anti-jam capabilities were evaluated, alongside other...

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