FEMA: Satellite Re-entry


Subject:
Astronomy , National Security , Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Intelligence Service , Satellites , Cleanup & Treatment

Description:
Collection of documents concerning the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) role in the disabled U.S. spy satellite that was intentionally destroyed by a missile in February 2008 to prevent hazardous chemical risks to U.S. citizens. FEMA has "been charged with the consequence management piece of the reentry in the event the disabled satellite impacts the continental U.S. or one of its territories." Includes text of "First Responder Guide for Space Object Re-Entry." From FEMA.

Publisher:
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.fema.gov/media/2008/satellite.shtm


PID= res:lii-25533