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Submission + - chinese shoot down satellite

An anonymous reader writes: WASHINGTON — The Chinese military shot down one of its own aging satellites with a ground-based ballistic missile last week, demonstrating a new technological capability at a time of growing Bush administration concern over Beijing's military modernization and its intentions in space. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-fg-satellite1 9jan19,0,1196978.story?coll=la-home-headlines

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