Photo: Starfire laser test

Photo: Starfire laser test

Summary: Research into antisatellite laser weaponry is being conducted at the Starfire government observatory in New Mexico.

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  • Green lasers

    Three green lasers are fired from the Starfire Optical Range at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico.

  • Sodium laser

    A sodium laser at the Starfire range combines with deformable optics to help clear up atmospheric distortions between the ground and objects in space.

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