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Old 12-08-2010, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by horatio View Post
"Oh my god, they test a space weapon, oh my god, they do it secretly!"
Stop acting so surprised, the Star Wars program has been running for over twenty years.
And your point is...?

http://www.economist.com/node/8596871
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/editoria...Weapons-of.htm
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE50O15X20090125
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/s...oryId=19227400
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationwo...,1960486.story


Notice how NASA gets its budget cut and how its the Air Force developing a new orbiter. No new arms race, eh?
And if you now tell me, the X-37 project would be about replacing the space shuttle and resupplying the ISS then I am sorry to tell you, nope, thats what the Falcon 9 is for:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falcon_9

Notice how NASA does not keep the project a secret and notice that the flights to the ISS are scheduled allready.
You see the differences now?

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