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Is towing an asteroid to the moon a stupid idea?


Scientists now want to capture an asteroid and tow it to the moon to put it into orbit. Along with the A-bomb, thalidomide, asbestos etc etc this has to rank as a really bad idea. We are constantly told about how dangerous asteroids are. What if something goes wrong? Can we trust these scientists to get this right? A moderately sized asteroid could destroy millions of lives in a large city.

 

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Lawrence Hebb (lawrence01) says

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    Oztinato 23 months ago

    I don't mind if they mine asteroids as long as they don't start towing them close to earth. Maybe they need to do more research about the orbit and trajectory of asteroids etc. to make it safer


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RLWalker LM says

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    Oztinato 23 months ago

    Are you saying it's a stupid idea? The energy of an Abomb?


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    Oztinato 23 months ago

    Can you remember if it turned out to be a stupid idea?


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