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Old 08-22-2011, 05:10 PM
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Default Kamikaze Satellite Could Be Earth’s Last Defense Against Asteroid

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/20...tories+2%29%29

Chinese researchers from Beijing’s Tsinghua University have revealed plans to divert the asteroid Apophis — which may well collide with Earth in a couple decades — by smashing a kamikaze solar sail into it.
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:12 PM
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Chinese researchers from Beijing’s Tsinghua University have revealed plans to divert the asteroid Apophis — which may well collide with Earth in a couple decades — by smashing a kamikaze solar sail into it.
Probably plan on launching it from their base on the moon.
Anyway, gotta hand it to them for thinking ahead.......
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