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|10-27-2012, 10:57 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Asteroid? No problem, hit em with paintballs!!
Great article from MIT.
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|10-27-2012, 11:08 AM||#2 (permalink)|
Ask me How!
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Now the only question is, what brand is best for this type of job? I smell a new thread coming on "What's the best paint for meteor/asteroid deflection"?
|10-27-2012, 03:01 PM||#6 (permalink)|
The asteroid will wipe the hit.
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|10-27-2012, 04:36 PM||#8 (permalink)|
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|10-27-2012, 06:23 PM||#9 (permalink)|
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First strike rounds have some of the thickest white paint although a spherical ball may fly better in space.
"The world is like a ride at an amusement park. And when you choose to go on it, you think it's real because that's how powerful our minds are. And the ride goes up and down and round and round. It has thrills and chills and it's very brightly colored and it's very loud and it's fun, for a while. Some people have been on the ride for a long time, and they begin to question: Is this real, or is this just a ride? And other people have remembered, and they come back to us, they say, "Hey, don't worry, don't be afraid ever, because this is just a ride." And we ... kill those people." - William Melvin Hicks
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|10-27-2012, 07:28 PM||#10 (permalink)|
From his calculations, Paek estimates that it would take up to 20 years for the cumulative effect of solar radiation pressure to successfully pull the asteroid off its Earthbound trajectory. He says launching pellets with traditional rockets may not be an ideal option, as the violent takeoff may rupture the payload. Instead, he envisions paintballs may be made in space, in ports such as the International Space Station, where a spacecraft could then pick up a couple of rounds of pellets to deliver to the asteroid.
Procaps better jump on this business venture before someone else does