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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.


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