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eBay Chatter - Keep it off eBay- SHOOT IT DOWN??

Posted Saturday, February 16, 2008, at 4:54 PM

When I first heard of the failing satellite being shot down it was to avoid large pieces and toxic fuel from making it to the ground. Now there is a report in National Geographic that it might be to keep parts from being sold on eBay??!!


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It seems a while back there was something else that had fallen and people were finding pieces and selling it on ebay. Was it a space shuttle maybe I don't really remember what it was..I remember them telling people to leave the pieces alone that it was government property and a lot of those pieces (or pieces people said it was) ended up on ebay anyway.

-- Posted by Dianatn on Sat, Feb 16, 2008, at 5:03 PM

Apparently they are concerned that the Chinese will be the buyers. I can appreciate that concern, especially if the equipment has sensitive technology.

-- Posted by stevemills on Sat, Feb 16, 2008, at 5:59 PM

Ah who cares. people are too sketchy about stuff. Quit putting senstitive information into equipment hovering in public airspace and we wouldn't have to worry about it.

-- Posted by Dislike4CDC on Tue, Feb 19, 2008, at 9:42 AM

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