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Old 01-13-2019, 02:58 AM   #1979
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The plan to make artificial meteor showers
Astro Live Experiences (ALE), is on track to launch its first satellite and begin experiments in space for the first time. If successful, ALE could be on its way to creating meteor shows at special events for crowds of thousands. ...
The idea is to load each satellite with 400 pellets, each one 2cm (less than an inch) in diameter. A few of them would be released at a time to allow for a meteor shower three to 10 seconds long.

So, miniature Rods from God, aimed at population centres? Orbital bombardment for entertainment purposes?
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