[amsat-bb] Satellite hit by debris from weapon test
m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Mar 10 08:42:56 PDT 2013
CNN are reporting the BLITS satellite was rendered inoperable after being impacted by debris from a 2007 weapon test.
Wiki says the weapon test created 2,317 pieces of trackable size (golf ball size and larger) and an estimated 150,000 debris particles so there's clearly potential for more impacts.
73 Trevor M5AKA
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