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Old 12-15-2016, 11:15 AM
squidfood squidfood is offline
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Could California launch "its own damn satellite"?

From here, among other places:

"If Trump turns off the satellites, California will launch its own damn satellite," [California governor] Brown said.
Let's ignore the immediate politics and reasons, and say that the California legislature has an overwhelming vote to build a satellite, and for bigger political cover got a huge Yes on a "let's build a satellite" ballot initiative for whole-earth monitoring like this. What would be the legal (especially fight with national government?) or other hurdles to doing so - could it be done?

Last edited by squidfood; 12-15-2016 at 11:16 AM.