[ExI] Name the Rogue Satellite Operation

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Feb 20 14:46:08 UTC 2008

On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 06:44:42AM -0700, hkhenson wrote:

> At least the US is being relatively responsible because debris that 
> low will decay out of orbit in a short time.

If you hit an orbiting object with a kinetic kill vehicle, the 
resulting fragments will go everywhere, higher orbits included.

All it takes to ruin it for everybody is a joker shooting up tons
of ball bearings (make them tungsten, if you can) in an orbit good
for kYrs. Have fun catching those, suckas.

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