Encyclopedia Astronautica
Space Laser Demo

American military anti-satellite system. Study 1996. By 1996 the Star Lite space laser was replaced by the more refined and slightly heavier SLD (Space Laser Demo), weighing 17.4 metric tons). Two versions of the 20 meter long spacecraft were envisioned.

Gross mass: 17,400 kg (38,300 lb).

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