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US spook-sat buzzed the International Space Station

Dave the Cat

I don't recall reading anything about a specific target on it, but it does have target markers near the docking ports to line up incoming resupply runs.

I did wonder if USA 276 was a SIGINT satellite and was perhaps calibrating it's systems but according to Wikipedia (so taken with a pinch of salt) it's a radar imaging satellite.

Maybe they were making a 3D model of the ISS, but I'm pretty sure there's cheaper ways for them to do that!

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