Lois Lane: You don’t want people to know that we are together, but at the same time you won’t even let another guy talk to me. Seriously, it’s like I’m going out with my own stalker.
When Braniac's robot probe enters the atmosphere over Arizona, fighter jets attempt to shoot it down by hitting it with missiles. The pod is still going fast enough to be on fire from reentry. A missile could not have caught up to an object going that fast.