RE: Question about USA 89 r

From: Ted Molczan via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19:08:00 -0400
Michael Sabino wrote:

> Could you tell me what USA 89 does, or did, based on observation?
> 
> I am curious about it.

It was SDS 2-2 (Satellite Data System, aka Quasar), an NRO communication satellite that relayed imagery from KH-11 and
its successors. It operated in a Molniya orbit.

Ted Molczan


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