International Days of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space, Oct. 6 – 13 2012
Imaging satellites capture the visual images of the targets (including individual people) that warmakers wish to destroy. Signals satellites pick up voices and other sounds which further identify a target, while the GPS system provides the gunsight or bombsight which directs the bullet or bomb to its destination. All these same orbiting instruments of war help the Pentagon assess damage, often leading to more strikes repeating the same process. The addition of drones and other new age weapons bring us close to having no human being in the loop at all.
For more on this story, visit: Global Network – Keep Space for Peace Week – 6-13/10/12.