The Process of Weaponizing Space

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It's not quite Star Wars, but revised space defense policy is on President Bush's agenda. And satellite communications are already a military target. We get a read on the state of using weapons in space.


Tim Weiner, Business reporter for The New York Times

Joanne Gabrynowicz, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Space Law

Teresa Hitchens, president of the Center for Defense Information

Everett Dolman, professor at the Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama



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