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Wicked Blue

(5,897 posts)
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 05:40 PM Feb 2024

BREAKING: US tracks high-altitude balloon spotted over Colorado

BBC

US military aircraft have located a high-altitude balloon flying over the western part of the country, according to the BBC's media partner CBS News.

The object has been determined to be non-threatening, but its origin and purpose is unknown.

A US official told CBS the balloon was seen earlier over Colorado, drifting east.

A year ago, the US shot down a Chinese balloon after it crossed the US from Alaska to the east coast.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-68388453

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BREAKING: US tracks high-altitude balloon spotted over Colorado (Original Post) Wicked Blue Feb 2024 OP
We have satellites that can read license plate numbers, but Sneederbunk Feb 2024 #1
They can take highly detailed pictures if they are aimed in the right direction Jose Garcia Feb 2024 #2

Sneederbunk

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1. We have satellites that can read license plate numbers, but
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 05:46 PM
Feb 2024

we don't know when a balloon crosses our borders.

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