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Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station celebrates 55 years

The Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station, controlled by the 21st Space Operations Squadron, Detachment 3, celebrated 55 years of space operations Feb. 26, 2014. The station is located on Kaena Point above Keawaula Bay, the westernmost spot on Oahu, Hawaii. It is part of the Air Force Satellite Control Network, which consists of antennas located at tracking stations around the world. The AFSCN supports Department of Defense, U.S. government and allied satellites and space vehicles whose missions include manned spaceflight, communications, reconnaissance, navigation, weather and early warning. (Courtesy photo)



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This work, Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station celebrates 55 years, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.26.2012

Date Posted:03.07.2014 10:02

Photo ID:1181338

VIRIN:140306-F-VS625-001

Resolution:2167x1422

Size:1.24 MB

Location:KAENA POINT, HI, US

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