Sources: Los Angeles Times, Space.com
quote: Who needs a bomb? Haven't you ever heard of kinetic energy? All you need to drop is an object with enough mass that can steer itself well enough to hit a target.
quote: It costs on the order of $5k-$10 to launch 1 kg of payload into orbit. Putting a weapon in space is about the dumbest thing you can do if a similar weapon can be deployed via land, sea, or air.