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22 Feb 2018 5:21 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Feb 2018 11:36 a.m. PST

"The issue of placing weapons in orbit about the Earth continues to be of increasing concern to the U.S. and other nations. Discussions of militarizing space have been ongoing since the first artificial satellite was launched in 1957.

By definition, space militarization is the placement and development of weapons and military technology in Earth orbits. Although ballistic missiles do transit space, they do not stay in space. Therefore, such missiles are not considered to be space weapons.

It is true that space is the home of many devices that serve national security interests. For example, there are many imaging and communications satellites that are owned and operated by defense and security organizations of several governments. However, these have…"
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Legion 407 Feb 2018 7:59 a.m. PST

I like the "God Rod" concept/tech for orbital bombardment space assets … link

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2018 9:53 a.m. PST



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