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Thread: Spare Telescope Parts Could be Used for Homeland Security

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    Spare Telescope Parts Could be Used for Homeland Security

    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 [...]

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    This might make a great prospecting tool for locating uranium deposits.

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