A Very Close Shave
On Feb 15th, an asteroid about "half the size of a football field" will pass within geosynchronous orbit.
Record Setting Asteroid Flyby
“Bipartisan usually means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out.” – George Carlin
Is there any way it could be "nudged" onto a trajectory with DC? Maybe if everybody in the country took their laser pointers and aimed them at just the right spot, at just the right time....
I think all the hot air would just deflect it back .
“There was an awful suspicion in my mind that I'd finally gone over the hump, and the worst thing about it was that I didn't feel tragic at all, but only weary, and sort of comfortably detached.”
Below link is to a diagram of its path. And just to clarify, what I meant by "within geosynchronous orbit", is that it will pass within the "geosynchronous ring" of where many satellites orbit.
This is what is called a bullet burn.
“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of
anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life,
nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”
There is no such luck we could take out all the politicians with one well places asteroid. But I like your thinking.
I thought this was about a new razor!
Me too! Damn!
People sleep peacefully in their beds at night, because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
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