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Why do Atlas III and V use Russian RD-180 engines?

I recall a big brouhaha at the time, and there was a fair bit of coverage about why the US should suddenly start switching to a former enemy's engine. TL;DR: Sudden availability of technology that was ...
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Did anything specific (and interesting) happen on the 16 or 22 March 1992 passes of a Lacrosse I surveillance satellite over Tehran?

Not really TL;DR: The quoted part was from a subheading of: Earth-based Attacks on Satellites So the article was related to Earth based attacks against satellites. It was a hypothetical situation in ...
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