Spy Satellite Destroyed
The U.S. Military successfully destroyed the rogue spy satellite falling towards Earth.
According to CNN.com, Marine Gen. James Cartwright said Thursday, "We have a high degree of confidence we got the tank."
The tank was full of toxic hydrazine fuel that officials say could have disbursed, "harmful of even potentially deadly fumes over an area the size of two football fields," said CNN.
According to another article in The New York Times, General Cartwright said that it could take 24 to 48 hours for the Pentagon consider the mission a success. "Even so, he said the military had 80 to 90 percent confidence the fuel tank was breached," said The New York Times.
The missile was launched from The USS Erie from the Pacific Ocean west of Hawaii on Wednesday, and the satellite was hit 24 minutes later, according to CNN.