Re: Anti-Satellite Weapons (was S.D.I. lives?)

Michael Boschat (
Fri, 5 Sep 1997 09:22:01 -0300

> During the early 1960's the U.S. had an anti-satellite capability. A 
> nuclear armed Redstone missile was on alert on Johnston Island in the
> central Pacific from about 1961 to 1964. This missile was
> there to provide the capability to destroy a Soviet satellite.

Mabey the US used it against the Spektar module to see if it could work.