Russians reportedly building a satellite-blinding laser — an expert explains the technology

A powerful enough laser beam could blind spy satellites. (Image credit: MuthuKutty/Wikimedia, CC BY-SA)

This article was originally published at The Conversation. (opens in new tab) The publication contributed the article to’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

Iain Boyd (opens in new tab), Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder

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