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DART mission

#1  Postby Cito di Pense » Sep 28, 2022 6:46 am

Now that the DART mission has impacted its assteroid target, should we now call the target a "half-assed-eroid". If you don't like that, and know your Greek prefixes, maybe you'd prefer "hemi-rhoid".
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Re: DART mission

#2  Postby Adco » Sep 28, 2022 8:40 am

god must love stupid people - he made so many of them
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Re: DART mission

#3  Postby Spearthrower » Sep 28, 2022 2:52 pm

It's satisfying that humanity has finally found a noble use for one of its most primal traits: smashing shit up
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Re: DART mission

#4  Postby Evolving » Sep 29, 2022 10:11 am

It's an objet d'art.
How extremely stupid not to have thought of that - T.H. Huxley
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Re: DART mission

#5  Postby Caper » Sep 29, 2022 1:22 pm

Evolving wrote:It's an objet d'art.

Great, just what us North Americans need - another European explaining art to us.
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Re: DART mission

#6  Postby Agi Hammerthief » Oct 19, 2022 2:08 pm

Quick update for the movies:
Generic scene added to the beginning that shows the kinetic satellites electronics destroyed by a micro-meteorite.
* my (modified) emphasis ( or 'interpretation' )
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