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Broken satellite will be shot down

US says reentry could release toxic fuel supply

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / February 15, 2008

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WASHINGTON - President Bush has ordered the Navy to shoot down a broken spy satellite hurtling toward Earth with a large supply of toxic fuel onboard, giving the Pentagon a chance to show off decades of controversial research into space weapons - and raising new concerns that it could effect an escalating military competition in outer space. (Full article: 1085 words)

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