"Ground troops can not always access the larger, military and commercial satellites," said Dr. Thomas Bussing, Raytheon Advanced Missile Systems vice president. "These smaller, SeeMe satellites want to be dedicated to soldiers, providing them with real-time images from space when they're needed most."
Using its automated missile production lines, Raytheon (RTN + 0.4% [19459006
DARPA plans to integrate the SeeMe satellite onto a Spaceflight Industries payload that will launch into low-earth orbit on a SpaceX rocket later this year. [1