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astronautix.com Zenith Star


Class: Military. Type: ASAT. Nation: USA.

In 1987, the Zenith Star prototype space combat satellite prototype, using the Alpha laser, was announced by President Bush. The launch vehicle would be the Barbarian. Zenith Star weighed 39.4 tonnes, and was to be launched at one time by a Barbarian clustered launch vehicle or in two elements aboard a Titan 4.


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