View Full Version : Spare Telescope Parts Could be Used for Homeland Security

2008-May-20, 02:20 PM
The life of NASA's Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (CGRO) ended in 2000 when the spacecraft's remains splashed down in the Pacific Ocean after a planned deorbit. But the space telescope's spare parts live on, and they may have a new job. Instead of searching the universe for radioactive emissions, they could help military [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2008/05/20/spare-telescope-parts-could-be-used-for-homeland-security/)

2008-May-21, 04:07 PM
This might make a great prospecting tool for locating uranium deposits.