Pentagon’s Zombie Satellite Program Comes to Life

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posted on Jul, 27 2012 @ 07:10 PM
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Did a search and was surprised not to see this story posted , perhaps I missed it ?


The Pentagon’s intergalactic black-magic plot is getting ready to raise the dead. Dead satellites, that is. Last year, Darpa, the military’s blue-sky research agency, kicked off a program designed to harvest parts from unused communications satellites still orbiting the Earth, and then turn those bits and pieces — antennas in particular — into an array that operates as a low-cost “communications farm” for troops on the ground. Now that program, called Phoenix, is entering a new phase. First, Darpa last week issued a bid to commercial satellite owners, asking for “a candidate satellite” that’ll act as a space-based guinea pig for initial evaluations of the technology requisite for the initiative. And today, the agency hosted a conference on “sustainable satellite servicing” — attended by academics, private companies and military experts — to discuss everything from the program’s regulatory challenges to more technical “operational considerations” necessary to revive dead satellites.



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Now this is truly amazing and just makes you think long and hard just what some of these agency really can do


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posted on Jul, 27 2012 @ 07:17 PM
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i hate the one liners.....but that was actually very creepy.....was it me or did that just look like a net around the planet....with tech advances, they will pretty much see and hear everything, everywhere........~cringe~



posted on Jul, 27 2012 @ 07:20 PM
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My guess is that it will also be able to hijack and alter enemy sat's to see what they can do and to also feed them false info .

This is truly very interesting and you can be sure that this will do more than is reported .



posted on Jul, 27 2012 @ 11:56 PM
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Here is a video from DARPA


DARPA Phoenix Project

Interesting stuff



posted on Jul, 28 2012 @ 12:15 AM
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Space warfare is about to really heat up. I wonder what the Russians or Chinese have to say about this.





 
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