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Originally posted by fah0436
reply to post by BIGPoJo
What feeds? Feeds from an array of LEO recon satellites? All in some kind of synchronized orbits to overlap coverage?
Sure - i guess it could be done - if money were no object.
Do you have any idea how much it costs to build/launch and maintain the latest generation (KH-13 think it is)?
NRO's philosophy is a few really good big ones.
Your multiple approach would better fit with NASA's/DOD's CHEAPSAT philosophy.