[FPSPACE] Space weapons: Something else the next President will have on his desk

LARRY KLAES ljk4 at msn.com
Thu Nov 6 00:00:14 EST 2008


You want to talk about space weapons:

http://eg.orionsarm.com/xcms.php?r=oaeg-view-article&egart_uid=48fe49fe47202



>From: "E.P. Grondine" <epgrondine at hotmail.com>
>To: "FPSPACE at friends-partners.org" <fpspace at friends-partners.org>
>Subject: [FPSPACE] Space weapons: Something else the next President will 
>have on his desk
>Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 12:20:35 -0500
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>Hi and Hello -
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>Once again, Yuri Zaitsev gets the story:
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>http://www.spacewar.com/reports/The_Historic_Beginnings_Of_The_Space_Arms_Race_999.html
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>Now that's a really nice scoop, and by clarifying the past it will make 
>future discussions easier. I don't think partially informed hysterical arm 
>waving serves as good a purpose as clear speech.
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>This time, instead of two negotiating groups, there are going to be three 
>groups, or possible four, depending on the EU response. And plenty of 
>observors, including Japan, India, and others from the "middle east".
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>Personally, this military stuff has never held any fascination for me, and 
>has always been incidental, though that's not true of many here. I was 
>never fascinated  by Polyus, and that was an easy call, Jim,  but the fate 
>of the manned lunar program with Energia was.
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>You may have noted my recent lack of comment on the Navy downing of the 
>recon failed sat. That wasn't because of my stroke, and inability to type. 
>And yes, I watched the PR, and the roles of some of you here in it as well.
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>We face a lot of problems on this planet, and these military expenditures 
>divert resources from dealing with them.
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>E.P. Grondine
>Man and Impact in the Americas
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