US to shoot down spy satellite

Summary:This news just in. The Bush administration has decided to attempt to shoot down the failed spy satellite that was due to enter the earth's atmosphere sometime in coming weeks.

This news just in. The Bush administration has decided to attempt to shoot down the failed spy satellite that was due to enter the earth's atmosphere sometime in coming weeks. I can see why they might want to do this. First, it could reduce the hazard from large chunks of satellite falling on into a populated area. Second, there might be some fear that secret technology could fall into the wrong hands. And third, it would be a great demonstration of the US' anti-satellite capabilities.

All well and good. What if the missile misses? Talk about embarrassing. I just hope somebody gets some good video of the event

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Topics: Networking

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