Saturday, February 23, 2008

Spy Satellite Blast is Caught on Tape

The U.S. Navy was apparently successful in destroying the errant USA-193 high resolution radar satellite, which was launched on December 14th, 2006 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch vehicle was a Delta II. Shortly after reaching orbit, ground controllers lost the ability to control the satellite, and have never regained it.

My brother, Bruce Pritchard, has his own take on the event:

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