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October 21, 1997

TECH TALK TUESDAY- STAR WARS

nancy Techie Tues 9-2-97

Cannons in the sky? Not yet, but the USA has taken the first step by firing more lasers at satellites. “Just testing!” they say.

STAR WARS
The Army’s Mid-Infrared Advanced Chemical Laser (MIRACL), was fired at a satellite to collect data on the effects of laser beams on sensitive satellite equipment.… Read the rest