[FPSPACE] "Satellite Shootdown" US military documentary about USA 193
john at satcom.freeserve.co.uk
Sat Jul 19 02:36:15 EDT 2008
Anyone know how we get hold of a copy of this ??
" The show includes interviews in which top commanders reiterate the
official U.S. rationale that the satellite had to be destroyed. If the
spacecraft's toxic fuel had survived reentry and hit a populated area, it
could've sickened people, said Air Force Lt. Gen. Henry "Trey" Obering, head
of the Missile Defense Agency.
At the time of the operation, skeptics in the U.S. and abroad said they
thought the shoot-down was more an excuse to respond to an earlier Chinese
The timeline should prove rather interesting :O)
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