Re: old article - Spy satellites on demand

From: Graham (fostex@optushome.com.au)
Date: Sat Aug 07 2004 - 03:57:29 EDT

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    Expect them to come aknockin.!
    
     "We know China and Russia are working on lasers that can blind our
    satellites. By publicly broadcasting their location, we make their job
    easy -- point and shoot.
    
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    Other satellite issues are equally troubling. For example, it is known that
    the Milstar, the main U.S. battlefield coordinating satellite, was knocked
    out for three hours in a Y2K glitch. Without the Milstar, the U.S. military
    is essentially blind on the battlefield. Much of the satellite data used to
    fight the Gulf War was coordinated through the Australia-based facilities at
    Pine Gap. "
    
    "Not only do you have sites like heavens-above.com divulging the location of
    our spy satellites,
    
    Notice the post about Celestrak,bet your bottom dollar their gonna
    crackdown,NORAD
    are taking posting TLE info.
    
    Graham
    
    
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