Worlds of David Darling
Encyclopedia of Science
   
Home > Encyclopedia of Science

Magnum




Codename for Shuttle-launched geostationary ELINT (electronic intelligence) satellites designed to replace the Rhyolite/Aquacade series. After the second Magnum launch, in 1989, the codename was changed to Orion.


Related categories

   • MILITARY RECONNAISANCE AND SURVEILLANCE
   • SATELLITES AND SPACE PROBES