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Fraser
2008-May-29, 07:40 PM
So what do you do if someone fires a powerful laser at your satellite? The optics on the satellite will probably be fried, so you couldn't see who did it. The US military appears to be concerned that this possibility may become a reality. As the US depends more and more on space for communications, [...]

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Swift
2008-May-29, 09:33 PM
I find it ironic that on the blog page there is an ad for green laser pointers.

Nick Theodorakis
2008-May-29, 09:37 PM
I find it ironic that on the blog page there is an ad for green laser pointers.

Probably driven by scanning for keywords.

Nick

redshifter
2008-May-30, 01:33 AM
Seems like a ground based missile attack would be a more likely scenario.

BigDon
2008-May-30, 08:58 AM
Seems like a ground based missile attack would be a more likely scenario.


Why?