Re: Deep Impact

Michael Mealling (
Thu, 12 Mar 1998 19:56:57 -0500 (EST)

John K Clark said this:
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> <snip synopsis of mile wide asteroid>
> It looks like H bombs may actually find something useful to do.

Don't blow it up! Capture it! It's a 1 mile strip miners dream. This way
we don't have to go get one. It came to us! Just launch some equipment
to guide it into the right orbit and mine the hell out of it.

We really need to know its velocity in a bad way. A slow asteroid hitting
wouldn't be to bad. A fast one would be very bad...


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