03 February 2009

Iran now has an orbiting satellite. 55 degrees inclination, from about 250 to 350 miles
(fairly eccentric). Some NPR (national propoganda radio) wonk said that it didn't matter,
that if you want to deter, you need 100% reliability. What bullshit. Even nukes have a
certain probability of predetonation. What matters is that others think there's a reasonable

Of course, a rocket that can do that can also reach some interesting places, carrying interesting cargoes. So expect the amerizionists to go "ballistic" (get it?)