Astronaut Sally Ride worries that space-based military ops will create "space junk."
By Reed Albergotti
Posted 08.07.2002 at 12:59 pm 0 Comments
Hawks in the the Pentagon and other government agencies may have been elated when the Bush administration announced its plans to gear up for armed conflict in space, but former astronaut Sally Ride had a different reaction. She called the plans "disastrous," because destroying enemy satellites and other objects in space means creating more space debris.
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