Celestial Eagle: Historic anti-satellite mission remembered

Retired Major General Doug Pearson (left) and Capt. Todd Pearson (right), 390th Fighter Squadron pilot, joke around before Captain Pearson took off on the Celestial Eagle remembrance flight Sept. 13 at Homestead Air Reserve Base. General Pearson flew the exact same F-15, now assigned to the Florida Air National Guard 125th Fighter Wing, 22 years ago while accomplishing the only successful satellite kill by an aircraft launched missile in history. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erik Hofmeyer)

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