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(International Business Times)   Here comes KaBOOM: NASA's plan to stop asteroid chaos is cheaper than Armageddon film   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Kaboom, NASA, Space Agency, Armageddon, potentially hazardous object, Asteroid-impact avoidance  
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2013-03-12 11:24:20 AM  
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2013-03-12 02:27:30 PM  
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KarmicDisaster: TFA has nothing to do with stopping asteroids, subby, just better detection.

So you're saying they don't want to miss a thing?
2013-03-12 03:21:04 PM  
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dletter: As he points out in the next point though... if they roll the detection part in with the standing plans to destroy an asteroid, which would include defense-type company spending, then the GOP (or I should say, the companies that give money to the GOP) are all over it.

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2013-03-12 04:57:55 PM  
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cretinbob: ... A mach 3 missle can't hit a mach 30 anything

Sure it can. Like this:

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2013-03-12 03:59:55 PM  
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2013-03-12 03:52:01 PM  
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2013-03-12 03:44:10 PM  
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i suppose that KaBOOM is a dorky enough name to make my Organization of Religious Groups Against Sexual Materials seem pretty legit...
2013-03-12 03:10:42 PM  
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2013-03-12 02:09:50 PM  
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"At the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, KaBoom blueprints are being turned into reality. KaBoom is short for Ka-Band Objects Observation and Monitoring project.

Really? I thought it stood for Key Atomic Benefits Office Of Mankind.

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