Re: China's plan for space junk?

From: John A. Dormer 2 via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:55:48 -0600
I imagine that if the old MIRACL system is still viable that we could do 
similar things. The system was used to "illuminate" some LEO targets in 
the late 1990s.

     https://www.globalsecurity.org/space/systems/miracl.htm

     John


On 1/15/2018 7:31 PM, Ed Cannon via Seesat-l wrote:
> "China plans to destroy space junk with
> giant lasers":
>
> http://www.newsweek.com/china-plans-destroy-space-junk-giant-lasers-781276
>
> Here's the abstract of the original
> research article, "Impacts of orbital
> elements of space-based laser station
> on small scale space debris removal":
>
> http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0030402617312068
>
> Ed Cannon
> San Antonio, Texas, USA
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