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Title: Space Characteristics

Action: Present a background with an image of a satellite over the earth, along with the following bullets:

Space The Ultimate High Ground

Voice: As General Lyles noted on the last screen, space is the ultimate high ground. Satellites occupy this high ground and can be placed in different types of orbits around the earth. With their line-of-sight access to large areas, satellites provide commanders useful combat capabilities such as communications or intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. Space’s status as an international territory allows satellites unlimited access and overflight of areas inaccessible by terrestrial systems. Barring adversary intervention, satellites offer long mission lives with little sustainment required.

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