DARPA’s Spy Telescope Will Stream Real-Time Video from Any Spot on Earth

DARPA‘s Spy Telescope Will Stream Real-Time Video  from Any Spot on Earth

by Ms. Smith, NetworkWorld, December 19, 2011

…Satellites zooming in at any time on any spot on globe to stream real-time video is like something you see in the movies, but DARPA has envisioned a giant spy eye with a massive contact lens peering down at our planet to meet national security needs. This lens would be about 66 feet in diameter and would be attached to a space-based spy telescope in order to hover in orbit and “take real-time images or live video of any spot on Earth.” DARPA said such capabilities do not currently exist, but the Membrane Optical Imager for Real-Time Exploitation (MOIRE) program will change all of that….

For full text of the article via Privacy and Security Fanatic: DARPA’s Spy Telescope Will Stream Real-Time Video from Any Spot on Earth.

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