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Russia targets asteroid headed for earth...

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by webdog, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. webdog

    webdog Active Member
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    Since when have the russians done anything succesfully? Yeah, they'll try to veer it off path and probably be into a direct collision with earth. Whereas if they left it alone it wouldn't hit us.
     
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    That's why I mentioned the result of their efforts being "Wormwood" :D
     
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    pssst !! don't tell anyone, but I think they are talking with the space cowboys already......:tongue3:
     
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    This is obviously a crock of bull; it's going to hit in 2012!!!!:eek:;)

    The Aztecs have spoken!!;):p So there!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    The wikipedia article is pretty good. The probability of a direct hit is pretty low, but higher than we have seen in a while.

    Anyhoo, the closest pass isn't until Friday, April 13, 2029...wait Friday...the 13th....nuts

    Actually we've got tons of time, from what I've read nobody is completely sure why the Russians are doing this now...but better early than late I always say.
     
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    That's what I was thinking!.... :smilewinkgrin::smilewinkgrin:

    That and it's Bush's fault!
     
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    This is clearly a democratic asteriod...it'll hit on a Friday, payday, just before my taxes are due...which will already have been spent...by a democrat....what a world ;)
     
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    Speculation - don't really believe it myself...

    But could it simply be cover for the Russians to develop space weapons?
     
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