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  •  I think some fast talkers... (0+ / 0-)

    ...have fooled the rich guys into financing their science project. A little techno-babble and some computer animation... yup.

    Ross Perot Jr. is going to find out those asteroids are a bunch of very un-remarkable rocks.

    If they ever get off the ground, even.

    •  Why can't it be serious? NT (1+ / 0-)
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    •  Uh, no. (2+ / 0-)
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      A little techno-babble and some computer animation... yup.
      Also a NASA study that found it could be done practically even at the vastly-inflated costs of typical aerospace contracting.
      Ross Perot Jr. is going to find out those asteroids are a bunch of very un-remarkable rocks.
      Are you qualified to contradict planetary scientists about the composition of Near-Earth Asteroids?
      If they ever get off the ground, even.
      You don't think several billionaires can launch telescopes capable of finding and characterizing asteroids?  I'd say the SpaceX mission recently completed was slightly more challenging than what PR is planning to do to "get off the ground."

      "I'm going to rub your faces in things you try to avoid." - Muad'Dib

      by Troubadour on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 10:00:57 PM PDT

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