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  •  That's the beauty of the gravity tractor, it (3+ / 0-)
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    owlbear1, rb608, The Nose

    doesn't attach to the asteroid but just flies along side it maintaining a relatively constant distance.  Remember, that soda can on your desk has it's own gravitational field though just a very small one.

    You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 02:32:57 AM PST

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