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2009-03-10 Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
China Readies Military Space Station for 2010 Launch
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Posted by 3dc 2009-03-10 15:06|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6479 views ]  Top

#1 Low Earth Orbit is worthless except as a a stepping stone. The chinese will waste a ton of money on this pride project (assuming they are not just making claims now, knowing nobody will hold them to them).

If you want to have a military space program it's not a space station you want. It's a suborbital space plane that would not have a predictable orbit and could get anywhere in the world in 90 minutes or less dropping a cement bomb at terminal velocity onto the target. I've heard rumors the US has such a beast.
Posted by rjschwarz 2009-03-10 23:51||   2009-03-10 23:51|| Front Page Top

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