Ok, this is wayyy too cool!!! The NASA "Starshade"

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by GalaxyX, Jun 4, 2014.

  1. GalaxyX

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    Well, sunnovavich! I didn't think I would ever have the chance to see earth like planets in my lifetime, but holy fuck if this NASA mission actually works we might be seeing some Earth like worlds in the next 10 years!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Worlds_Mission
     
  2. Dukhat

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    While I share your enthusiasm, I'm not at all optimistic about the timeframe or the actual future of this project.
     
  3. GalaxyX

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    ^^ Well that puts a damper on things :(
     
  4. varek

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    I hope it will not be geosynchronous, because I don't want it blocking out the sunshine over my plants!
     
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