Thursday, February 21, 2008

Spy satellite - now with more BLAM


"A network of land-, air-, sea- and space-based sensors confirms that the U.S. military intercepted a non-functioning National Reconnaissance Office satellite which was in its final orbits before entering the Earth's atmosphere," a Department of Defense statement said.

Ethical considerations of defense aside, for a Navy ship to reach up and touch something in orbit is stomp-down cool.

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