Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Satellite Shoot-Down Set: Intercept Near Hawaii; Debris Cloud Over Canada (Updated)

As you probably know by now, the U.S. military is going to try to shoot down a dying satellite on Thursday, around 10:30 pm eastern time, before it plummets into the atmosphere. That's right smack in the middle of a lunar eclipse, which should make the machine easier to track. Satellite-watchers have figured out where the Navy cruiser will take its shot -- and where the debris cloud is likely to go afterwards.
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