"A new Chinese anti-satellite (ASAT) test could showcase an ability to reach medium-Earth orbit. Doing so, some analysts say, would underscore that countrys ability to place the constellation of U.S. Global Positioning System navigational satellites at risk, but also a similar Chinese system."Gregory Kulacki / AGI
posted on 01/14/2013 7:44:13 AM PST
"Known orbit planes of Fengyun-1C debris one month after its 2007 disintegration by a Chinese anti-satellite (ASAT) interceptor. The white orbit represents the International Space Station."NASA Orbital Debris Program Office
posted on 01/14/2013 7:45:59 AM PST
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
“Our hope is that getting this out in the open can facilitate a meaningful bilateral dialogue on space security...”
Alert, alert...totally b*ll-less, wimpolid, libtard speech pattern here.
Translation: “Go ahead and do it because we are so limp wristed that we couldn’t even clean our own fingernails.”
posted on 01/14/2013 7:48:45 AM PST
by Da Coyote
I hope the debris field will not effect any possible orbital parking spaces. What we really need is a space junk vacuum cleaner.
posted on 01/14/2013 8:20:45 AM PST
(Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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