SPACE WAR BUDGET UNVEILED

anti-sat weapon.JPG$75.9 million to shut down enemy satellite communications. $84.6 million for projects like relay mirrors that would re-target laser beams in space. $15 million for weapons that ram into satellites and other "space control" efforts.That's just a small sample of what the Pentagon plans to spend on space war research next year, according to a study from the Center for Defense Information."It is clear," the report reads, "that the United States is funding R&D that could, and in some cases intends to, provide capabilities in the next decade or so, to fight war in, from and through space."

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