developing, acquiring, integrating, producing, launching, testing and providing operational support to reliable, affordable, flexible, effective and seamless space systems that support Defense Department and U.S. agencies to enable joint, coalition, combined and naval operations. PEO Space Systems coordinates all Departments of the Navy space research, development and acquisition activities.
MUOS will provide military users 10 times more
communications capability over existing systems
PEO Space Systems Engages in Nano Satellite Deployment
PEO Space Systems is participating in a nano satellite launch mission led by the Joint Operationally Responsive Space Office Nov. 19 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va. The PEO Space Systems CubeSat payload aboard ORS-3 will provide advanced communications capability.
Photo captions: (Left) Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory team members install covers and solar arrays on ORS Tech 1 and 2 CubeSats. (Center) A JHU-APL engineer tests the solar arrays on the ORS Tech 1 CubeSat. (Right) An artist rendering of the ORS Tech 1 CubeSat in orbit.
Imagery courtesy of Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.