ORS-1 by PapaFoxtrot


ORS-1 by PapaFoxtrot

29.00


Possible delivery methods: Courier UE Calendar, Courier EU, Courier non-EU Europe, Courier World 1, Courier World 2, Courier Architecton UE

ORS-1 by PapaFoxtrot

 

Using frequencies of light just beyond those visible to you or I, ORS-1’s cameras can see through darkness and clouds to spot objects as small as 1 meter across from 300 km above the Earth. It gets its wonderful sight from its equally wonderfully named Senior Year Electro-Optical Reconnaissance System, the same set of instruments used in the U2 spy lanes. It is the first in a program of small tactical satellites being sent up by US intelligence and defence agencies.

Origin USA • launched 2011 • resolution 1 m • mission: battlefield optical imaging.

This model ias approx 3 x 3 x 10cm, painted wood and metal.
Contains small parts; not suitable for children under 8.

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