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I always enjoy the expected warnings about the "dangerous" vapors that will surround the down space debris in an attempt to keep the souvenir hunters from grabbing sensitive components.
They seem to have come up with a version of that.
From the New York Times:
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon plans to shoot down a disabled 5,000-pound spy satellite within the next two weeks, before it tumbles from orbit, because the rocket fuel it carries could be a danger to people, Pentagon officials said Thursday.