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Submission + - US claims sattelite shoot-down succes 1

An anonymous reader writes: The story is a follow up on the previous dicussions about the US' plan to shoot down of their own defunt sattelites with the purpose of saving humankind from the toxic hydrazine , which might have caused problems to public health as the sattelite was in a decaying orbit and out of control!!! here you go http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7254540.stm
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US claims sattelite shoot-down succes

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  • 50 years ago, the Sputnik launch cost me my first job in the aviation industry, as the US suddenly noticed that getting a satellite into orbit was more important than refining bombers. Today, the problem seems to be getting them back out of orbit! Since the announcement of the successful destruction, I have been troubled by my inability to get the numbers to work! No matter how hard I try, the parameters for the SM-3 do not seem to allow that device to reach the USA-193 orbit (if the data posted on Wikiped

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