The ViaSat-2 satellite could provide a continuous internet connection from North America to Europe. Here’s how this massive satellite works.
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ViaSat-2’s ‘First of its Kind’ Design Will Enable Broad Geographic Reach
“Satellite broadband services and hardware provider ViaSat Inc. on May 16 announced that its $625 million ViaSat-2 Ka-band satellite system will use a Boeing-built satellite employing a design that has never been seen before.”
Ted Cruz: US Satellites Are Vulnerable to ‘Truly Chilling’ Enemy Attack
“The United States’ national security and economy depend heavily on the country’s many advanced satellites, Cruz said, from military reconnaissance and communications spacecraft to the commercial birds that enable ATM withdrawals and credit-card purchases.”
Spying from Space: How the CIA Recovered Film From Secret Satellites
“In May 1960, the Soviets shot down a U-2 spy plane over Soviet airspace. U-2s could fly at 70,000 feet (21.3km) but apparently, that wasn’t high enough. We needed to go higher. To space!”
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Written by: Victoria Barrios