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2008-08-26 12:01:16

The U.S. Navy's February missile shoot down of a spy satellite was unnecessary, a Harvard scientist and former NASA employee said. Yousaf Butt filed a Freedom of Information Act request asking for the National Air and Space Agency's re-entry threat analysis from the disabled USA-193 satellite.

2008-08-01 18:00:06

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: William Jeffs of NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, +1- 281-483-5111, william.p.jeffs@nasa.gov HOUSTON, Aug.

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2008-03-20 00:00:00

Commanders of the U.S. Navy’s mission to shoot down a malfunctioning spy satellite last month said there was no substantial new space debris created.

2008-02-28 17:29:32

This story was updated at 3:34 p.m. EST. The planned Friday launch of a new U.S. spy satellite has been delayed by space debris from last week's destruction of its disabled predecessor, the mission's launch provider said Wednesday. Initially slated for a Feb.

2008-02-26 09:01:16

Pentagon analysis indicates satellite fuel tank hit WASHINGTON, Feb.

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2008-02-21 07:35:00

The U.S. military successfully struck a crippled spy satellite approaching Earth's atmosphere Wednesday night, the Pentagon announced. But officials said they will not know whether they damaged a tank on the satellite carrying toxins.

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2008-02-20 00:00:00

The U.S. military likely will make its first effort to shoot down a crippled spy satellite that's approaching Earth's atmosphere sometime after 9:30 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday.

2008-02-19 12:55:00

The U.S. military has issued aircraft advisories for a large area of the Pacific Ocean for the evenings of Feb. 20 and Feb. 21, setting off speculation that it will attempt to shoot down a wayward U.S. spy satellite on one or both of those nights.

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2008-01-26 17:15:00

A large U.S. spy satellite has lost power and could hit the Earth in late February or March, government officials said Saturday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.