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zorgon
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Dec24-07, 01:01 AM
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Quote Quote by Jenab6 View Post
Here's an assessment of the feasibility of diverting asteroid 1981 Midas into a collision with Earth in the year 2018. I'm posting this to show the potential military-political advantage to controlling access to space.
Fascinating work

One has to ask why would such calculations be needed? Well I suppose you could use it to apply for a job with these gentlemen

Rand Corporation
NATURAL METEOROIDS AS WEAPONS
http://www.rand.org/pubs/monograph_r...R1209.appc.pdf