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NASIC Expert Sees Possible Threat From Chinese Lunar Relay Satellite

Jeff Gossel, the senior intelligence engineer at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center’s Space and Missile Analysis Group, has said that China's placing the Queqiao relay satellite on the far side of the moon may give the country the ability to send attack spacecraft around the moon to outflank U.S. space assets in Earth orbit, Nextgov reported Wednesday. The China National Space Administration launched the Queqiao satellite in preparation for the Chang'e 4 rover mission, which is set to land on the side of the moon facing away from the Earth.

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NASIC Expert Recommends Shift of Focus Towards Adversarial On Orbit Surveillance Systems

Jeffrey Gossel, the senior intelligence engineer at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center’s Space and Missile Analysis Group, has said that officials need to pay more attention to the space-based surveillance assets of adversarial nations. Gossel proposed that the U.S. learn all it can about these information-gathering satellites and sensors to develop strategies that would render them ineffective, Space News reported Wednesday.

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