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Russians bumping satellites again to "investigate" other's craft.
2018-09-09
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Posted by:3dc

#5  Gentlemen do not bump one another's satellites. Which brings to mind a phrase heard on NPR years ago as a Sedaris or Vowell type was subtly diminishing an innocent old cowpoke for having asked confusedly re gay guys and what they get up to, "So, do they just go off in the bushes and bump dickheads, or what?" Something like that, anyway.
Posted by: Omusoling Jinert8269   2018-09-09 19:27  

#4  "knock knock anybody home?"
Posted by: ed in texas   2018-09-09 15:36  

#3  Intelligence satellites doing what intelligence satellites are designed to do.

I'm shocked! What next, intelligence agents that actually SPY on the other side?

/sarcasm
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891   2018-09-09 13:15  

#2  OK, let's talk about this story about Luch-Olimp passing "too closely" to the French-Italian military communications satellite ATHENA-FIDUS.

Did the French try to surrender?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2018-09-09 13:13  

#1  I understand they leave a wake.
Posted by: Skidmark   2018-09-09 13:11  

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