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Response to Kolesar (Reply #10)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 02:32 PM

11. Production...

of "spy" satellites has slowed majorly. Even during the Bush admin. We piggy back off of satellites and tech launches by public companies that image such as Google. The difference being we have to pay those companies each time we want an image. Building our satellites is a one fee.

Most of those satellites are also multi-use. Weather, space exploration, GPS, communication. We've learned it's better to consolidate than launch one-purpose monsters.

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