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NASA plans to send spy telescope to Mars

May 16, 2013

NASA plans to send spy telescope to Mars

NASA will send a spy satellite to Mars.

The spy satellite that was donated to NASA in 2012 might be one of the next objects in line to be sent to Mars.

The satellite was one of two that were built for a National Reconnaissance Office program called Future Imagery Architecture. Unfortunately, the program was terminated in 2005 and NASA acquired both of the instruments in 2012 without plans of what to do with them.

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