Vought ASM-135A ASAT

The story of the Celestial Eagle, the only F-15 fighter jet to destroy a satellite

The story of the Celestial Eagle, the only F-15 fighter jet to destroy a satellite

The F-15 Eagle The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather fighter designed to gain and maintain air supremacy. As the first… Read More

9 months ago

No, the F-15 never Attacked Death Star of Star Wars. But the mighty Eagle was the only US aircraft to destroy a machine orbiting Earth. Here’s how.

In September 1985, an F-15 Eagle was even able to destroy a machine orbiting Earth. But no, it wasn’t the… Read More

1 year ago

Image of an F-15 firing an ASM-135A ASAT at Death Star released on Star Wars Day reminds us that the mighty Eagle was the only US aircraft to destroy a satellite

The ASM-135A carried by the Eagle was the only US air-launched missile ever to destroy a satellite and the original… Read More

3 years ago

THE F-15 SATELLITE KILLER AND THE ASM-135A ASAT MISSILE

On Jan. 21, 1984, the first launch of an anti-satellite missile from an F-15 took place over the Pacific Ocean.… Read More

6 years ago