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Old 07-04-2009, 01:45 PM
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"NASA will tomorrow launch a spectacular mission to bomb the Moon."

http://www.scientificamerican.com/ar...e-moon-2009-06

Yeah, I know this is somewhat old news, but the phraseology of it made me laugh. I mean, "bomb the Moon"?

This brought to mind the question: If Earth had to fight off alien invaders, what kind of shape would we be in? Not very good, I would say. As far as we know.
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Old 07-04-2009, 02:10 PM
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I can't imagine that will end well
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Old 07-04-2009, 02:34 PM
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Interesting commentary about what might happen:

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The bomb hits what many believe is the true target which is extraterrestrial buildings known to be on the far side of the moon.
Remember to take along a grain of salt -- or two!

http://www.examiner.com/x-8442-Denve...raterrestrials

What if NASA was really the Mirror NASA (from the Mirror Universe)? [Cue dramatic music!]
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Old 07-04-2009, 03:08 PM
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Remember to take along a grain of salt -- or two!
Ya think?

Besides. it would more likely be a secret Chinese moon base than an alien one.
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Old 07-04-2009, 10:24 PM
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Of course, they may just be aiming at a stunted martian in Roman armor with a dog, an Acme disintegrator and a uranium P-238 space modulator. But that's just a theory. Nasa didn't say anything about putting a rabbit in that rocket did they?
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Old 07-04-2009, 10:30 PM
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Of course, they may just be aiming at a stunted martian in Roman armor with a dog, an Acme disintegrator and a uranium P-238 space modulator. But that's just a theory. Nasa didn't say anything about putting a rabbit in that rocket did they?
Not that I know of. Also, I never did get why Marvin thought Venus was so nice to look at.
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Old 07-04-2009, 10:38 PM
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What would happen if they broke the moon? Or maybe knocked it out of it's proper orbit or something? Wouldn't that pretty much kill us all? Just wondering.
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Old 07-04-2009, 10:51 PM
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What would happen if they broke the moon? Or maybe knocked it out of it's proper orbit or something? Wouldn't that pretty much kill us all? Just wondering.
Look for the 2000's version of "The Time Machine". All your questions will be answered.
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Look for the 2000's version of "The Time Machine". All your questions will be answered.
That's probably why Nostradamus and the Incas said the world would end in 2012, We probably blow up the moon like a bunch of idiots and the tides go all wonky and the weather goes all berserk and tsunamis drown half the population and the few that manage to hang on get fried when the Earth get's pummled with left over pieces of the moon that scream down throught the atmosphere and explode with a force like 1000 neutron bombs. Oh well, the rocket's already on it's way, it's too late to worry now. Ya' think NASA could have at least asked the rest of us if we wanted to become extinct before they did this, but hey you know those wacky NASA guys! They're always doin' stuff like that.
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Old 07-04-2009, 11:22 PM
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"NASA will tomorrow launch a spectacular mission to bomb the Moon."
SPACE:1999... wait.

SPACE: 2009
October 08.
The Moon's gravitational field is altered, blasting it out of Earth's orbit.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DF9nDJZrdA

"Scientists expect the blast to be so powerful that a huge plume of debris will be ejected."
Oh Noes! Moon spew.
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