[FPSPACE] German Expert Discounts Risk From Old Soviet Satellite
thomsona at flash.net
Tue Jan 27 08:52:56 EST 2009
> Thanks for the two pieces. The one below is a totally
> incorrect analogy. The article by Heiner Klinkrad is OK
> (except for the accompanying photo), but we never said there
> was a "risk".
I trust Mr Johnson means that the analogy is incorrect because terrestrial power reactors aren't in orbit, not because Cosmos 1818's fission products are subject to different laws of radioactive decay than ones on the ground.
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