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Originally posted by Simon666
Lasrers are simply not powerful enough for destructive purpose from ground to orbit or the other way around due to attenuation in the atmosphere. If you stupidly tried to use a high power laser for that purposes, at best you'd have a really expensive laser pointer.
[edit on 11-4-2006 by Simon666]
On December 9 (Japan Standard Time, JST), JAXA succeeded in an optical communication experiment between the "Kirari", which was launched by Ukraine's Dnepr launch vehicle on Aug. 24 (JST), and the Advanced Relay and Technology Mission (ARTEMIS) of the European Space Agency (ESA). T
Originally posted by Rasobasi420
Are you sure about that?