Giant Lasers Disappoint

#Technology

Wed, Sep 8th, 2010 14:03 by capnasty NEWS

The Missile Defense Agency has spent billions to trick out a Boeing 747 with a laser to shoot down missiles. But the so-called Airborne Laser Test Bed just failed a crucial test that it was expected to pass: shooting down a mock nuclear-armed missile from 100 miles away.

  594

 

You may also be interested in:

Made in China: 30-Story Prefab Skyscraper Built in 15 Days
The world's most powerful electric car?
The State of iPad Satisfaction
No More Linux on PlayStation 3
The Great Brazilian Sat-Hack Crackdown