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Santa v. Satellites

By ramses0 in MLP
Tue Dec 19, 2000 at 05:54:35 PM EST
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While visiting the "Norad Tracks Santa" website, I found a really interesting piece of trivia. Military statistics of space-borne objects (satellites and debris). It looks like the United States leads in space-debris, but CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States, aka former Russia) leads in actual satellites.


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Santa v. Satellites | 9 comments (3 topical, 6 editorial, 0 hidden)
Interesting, but VERY slow (3.00 / 2) (#2)
by ephibian on Tue Dec 19, 2000 at 01:55:47 PM EST

The statistics at this site are pretty interesting, but it was also very, very slow to load. I don't know if its because of a poor connection or poor layout, but expect to wait several minutes to get through.


Why isn't Iridium marked as "debris"? (3.00 / 1) (#8)
by GusherJizmac on Tue Dec 19, 2000 at 03:52:56 PM EST

Shouldn't that be the case?
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not any more (none / 0) (#9)
by Fireblade on Wed Dec 20, 2000 at 04:19:52 PM EST

Apparently it will now be used to track currents in the Earth's magnetic field.

If you don't mind the registration, you can read the article here.

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