The Space Station Could Be Getting a Laser Cannon!

The International Space Station could be getting a laser cannon! Space.com reports that the ISS “could one day get armed with a laser to shoot down orbiting debris…[or] space junk”. It reported that they might use a Coherent Amplification Network (CAN) laser.

“The CAN laser consists of many small lasers working together to generate a single powerful beam.”

This sounds very much like the Death Star!!!

Pew pew pew!
THE DEATH STAR SUPERLASER EMBODIES OUR FASCINATION WITH LASERS. BUT HOW DO THEY WORK? (SOURCE: DEATH STAR PR)

One comment

  1. aj · May 20, 2015

    wow love that pic

    Like

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