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Humans Will Slam a Spacecraft into an Asteroid in Just a Few Years

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NASA's DART mission is on track to launch in June 2021 and collide with an asteroid called Didymos in 2022.

Humans are preparing to punch the solar system — but in self-defense, not anger.

It's all part of a NASA mission in development called the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART. Unlike most spacecraft the agency has launched to date, DART isn't about gathering scientific data and learning more about how the universe works. Instead, it's NASA's first planetary-defense mission.

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Everything else but this is jive.

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Yeah right.

Wouldn't it be funny if those idiots actually turn the asteroid to hit us.


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Yeah, those "idiots" with triple degrees in astral physics, never mind the ones who derived the alloys that built those rockets, what a bunch of a**holes. It's not like I've spent much time wondering what motivates trolls, but I'm beginning to think all o f them are afflicted with fatal cases of envy. People are thinking and doing fabulous things, and you just can't stand it can you! Trolling takes the place of talent. You must resent the God that slapped this scene together by magic for leaving you out of the mix. Have you tried directing traffic?

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My, my, how you cling to your fix idea.

I hate it when money is wasted on "asteroid danger" instead of work on real issues that torment so many people.

They can have "astral physics" degrees (whatever that is), they are still idiots like Chinese scientists who put human genes in monkeys.

Or simply crooks who want to get a lot of funding for projects that provide their salary.

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There's a few people I'd like to see thrown on this flight. ;)

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