Friday, February 1, 2008


Israel's New Spy Satellite Transmits Top Quality Images - Yuval Azoulay (Ha'aretz)
Footage from Israel's TESCAR satellite, launched into space two weeks ago, was transmitted for the first time Wednesday.   The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) reported that the satellite, which could boost Israel's intelligence gathering capabilities regarding Iran, was working perfectly.

See also Israel Air Force Chief Warns Israeli Satellites Could Be Targeted in Orbit (Jerusalem Post)
Parties that are hostile to Israel could attempt to target Israeli satellites orbiting earth, Air Force commander Maj.-Gen. Eliezer Shkedi said Wednesday at a conference dedicated to the memory of Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon.

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