Self-destruct in SZ-4?
tcmay at got.net
Mon Feb 3 09:09:05 PST 2003
On Monday, February 3, 2003, at 12:48 AM, Meyer Wolfsheim wrote:
> The only theory that I find remotely worth pursuing is that the shuttle
> was bringing something back to earth that didn't want to come down. Tim
> seems to have thoughts about this -- how easily could a satellite be
> designed with a "self-destruct upon reentering Earth's atmosphere"
First, don't think "atmosphere" qua atmosphere, as the satellite was
likely under vacuum most of the way down.
Second, I would do the self-destruct with accelerometers: if several
accelerations are felt, detonate.
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