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Thread: Israel launches spy satellite
06-23-2010, 11:03 AM #1
Israel launches spy satelliteIsrael launched a military spy satellite late on Tuesday which Israeli media reports said would help it monitor Iran's nuclear programme.
The Ofek 9, which the Defence Ministry said was launched from the Palmachim air force base south of Tel Aviv, will join three other Israeli spy satellites already in space.
Israeli media reports said the satellite's high resolution cameras would enable Israel to keep a closer eye on arch-foe Iran. Along with the West, Israel believes that Iran's uranium enrichment activities are aimed at producing nuclear weapons, an allegation Tehran denies.
Israel is widely believed to be the Middle East's only nuclear power....being a human...
06-23-2010, 12:41 PM #2
Well it has its advantages and also disadvantages.
In times of need other countries will pay good money to use the satelites.