Re: Commercial space surveillance radar network?

From: Brian Weeden via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:15:33 -0500
It's legit. They've been on stealth mode for a year or so. They think they
can to radar tracking what ExoAnalytics did for optical tracking.

On Feb 27, 2017 17:07, "Allen Thomson via Seesat-l" <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
wrote:

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> First I'd heard of this, and am not sure how real it is. Perhaps worth
> following as and if it develops.
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> http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=50488
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> LeoLabs Unveils Dedicated Phased-Array Radar for Tracking Space Debris
> Press Release From: LeoLabs Inc.
> Posted: Monday, February 27, 2017
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> LeoLabs, Inc., the leading commercial provider of data to track debris and
> prevent collisions in low Earth orbit (LEO), today announced completion of
> the next addition to its network of phased-array radars. The Midland Space
> Radar (MSR), located in Texas, is now operational and providing high
> resolution orbital data on LEO-based satellites and debris.
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> "This milestone demonstrates our aggressive execution model for building a
> global network of radar sites to map objects in LEO," said Dan Ceperley,
> CEO of LeoLabs. "In combination with data already provided from our Alaska
> site, the MSR brings our coverage of known LEO objects up to 95%, and
> improves our ability to provide high resolution data on a commercial
> service platform."
>
> [snip]
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