Space

That Time USAF F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft shot down a satellite using air-launched anti-satellite multistage missile

In the midst of the Cold War, the U.S. began to develop anti-satellite aircrafts to combat Russia’s vast space expansion. This F-15 footage from 1985 is the first time they succeeded. The ASM-135 ASAT is an air-launched anti-satellite multistage missile that was developed by Ling-Temco-Vought’s LTV Aerospace division. The ASM-135 …

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