Re: Radar to Track Space Junque

Craig Cholar (3432P@VM1.CC.NPS.NAVY.MIL)
Thu, 26 Mar 98 18:22:45 PST

Bill Cherepy quoted from sci.space.shuttle:
>The United States and Norway are planning a giant radar station to help
>track the orbiting debris....
>Officials refused to discuss possible military uses for the radar.

Maybe I'm wrong, but Norway strikes me as an odd choice to place
a radar to track space junk.  Isn't that going to make tracking LEO
objects will low inclinations more difficult?  Somehow, the words
'cover story' popped into my head as I was reading the article.  ;-)

Craig C.