US Navy 'to shoot down disabled spy satellite'

A test of the ‘star wars’ system or a new weapon? We suspect this ‘crippled satellite’ story has many unreleased details. Did it truly fail to achieve its planned orbit? How did it really lose power? China and Russia — and now Iran with its ‘space capabilities’ will be watching this one. One thing’s for certain, the satellite contains hydrazine, an agent that can be deadly. — PID

Feb 14, 2008 (TELEGRAPH) — US officials said that the Bush administration had opted to fire a missile from a US Navy cruiser to destroy the satellite before it enters Earth’s atmosphere. The “dead” satellite is in a deteriorating orbit and could land anywhere on the globe if not knocked out by early March. Full Report