What Are the Potential Dangers of Using Plasma Propulsion for Space Travel?

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In summary: Well you'd need a large amount of these systems to make any difference.It's possible, but I highly doubt it.I highly doubt it.
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ok can anyone tell me what is wrong with my theory.
Any country that can put satellites into space and has nuclear weapons could possiblely do this.

Firstly build a sattleite missle defense system.

Then threaten everyone, MAD loses its effect because the country is invurneable.

Finally create a world government.
 
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Someone502 said:
ok can anyone tell me what is wrong with my theory.
Any country that can put satellites into space and has nuclear weapons could possiblely do this.

Firstly build a sattleite missle defense system.

Then threaten everyone, MAD loses its effect because the country is invurneable.

Finally create a world government.
yeah, probably could.
 
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Someone502 said:
Firstly build a sattleite missle defense system. Then threaten everyone, MAD loses its effect because the country is invurneable. Finally create a world government.
The widespread knowledge of and agreement with that logic is why Star Wars has been called first-strike technology since March 23, 1983.
 
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weapons in space won't save you from boots on the ground, no matter what the country in question is.
 
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cronxeh said:
weapons in space won't save you from boots on the ground
The neutron bomb was purportedly developed to address this issue.
 
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so, my idea would work :devil:

now i just need a politiction i can use to put my plans into action.
 
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lol......
 
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i was just trying to beat the 10 characters thing in my last post. wah hahahahaha.
 
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That wouldn't work.

Maybe you do get a satellite defense system. We could still kick it old school and fit a nuke into a plane if need be and drop it Enola Gay style.

And besides, even if you had a totally flawless nuclear defense, what authority would that grant you to form a world government?
 
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no they would have a missile defence so that they could shot down nukes coming at them
 
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Someone502 said:
no they would have a missile defence so that they could shot down nukes coming at them
Yeah, re-read your initial post and edited mine to suit it...
 
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wasteofo2 said:
And besides, even if you had a totally flawless nuclear defense, what authority would that grant you to form a world government?

The fact that you can blow up anyone without them being able to blow you up.
 
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Someone502 said:
The fact that you can blow up anyone without them being able to blow you up.
Enola Gay.

And even if you can knock out all planes, someone could still bring a biological or chemical agent in by automobile and mess up your country pretty bad.
 
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I saw an item today, touted as a potential plasma drive for vehicles going to Mars. They were talking enough of a pulse to make a 50 day trip of it. Then they showed the satellites reflecting the pulse, or whatever they were doing, and it sure looked like a weapon to me.
 
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Dayle Record said:
I saw an item today, touted as a potential plasma drive for vehicles going to Mars. They were talking enough of a pulse to make a 50 day trip of it. Then they showed the satellites reflecting the pulse, or whatever they were doing, and it sure looked like a weapon to me.

Well you'd need a large amount of these systems to make any difference.
 

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