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Old September 13 2013, 10:34 PM   #7
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Re: Another sci-fi trope becomes reality

Maybe these breakthroughs will prove a little more useful


Nice big asteroid nearby

This might be a nearby source of a lot of volitiles

--the amount on Don Quixote represents about 100 billion tons of water-roughly the same amount that can be found in Lake Tahoe, California's.

And no lunar gravity well to deal with. HERE is your depot. I would have thought this thing would have been as dry as a bone after all this time--this close to the sun.

Sadder news, GOCE, the hot rod of space, is faltering

Dammit--this is what spacecraft should look like:

not BFI dumpsters with washerboards on sticks...

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