Beijing secretly fires lasers to disable US satellites - Page 2




 
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October 3rd, 2006  
ASTRALdragon
 
 
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Originally Posted by Damien435
The CIA thinks that there are currently 11 "killer satellites" in orbit. Killer satellites are defined as satellites that are meant to destroy/disable other satellites currently in orbit. They don't however specify if American satellites are included in this number.
I remember reading something along those lines in a science journal. It was talking about how some enemy satellites may look like civilian satellites, but if ordered to, could deploy some type of space mines designed to collide and damage other satellites.