In article <8k7ncn$q9...@news.cs.tu-berlin.de>,
Sebastian F. Mix <cha...@cs.tu-berlin.de> wrote:
>-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----Very roughly a years worth of iron ore.
>jsbass...@aol.com (Jordan S. Bassior) writes:
>>James Nicoll said:
>>>Take, for example, a 1 km rock in a faavourable orbit. Say
>>I truly don't know, but ...
>>1) I was thinking more in terms of nuclear impulse propulsion for a rock that
>>2) Why do our asteroid miners have to select a "1 km" rock? Why not something
>3) Why the heck 5km/s? That's no "favourable orbit" by any stretch ofFor an Earth intercepting orbit. You may have trouble getting
>the imagination. There are loads of rocks around that need much less
>deltaV to the Earth-Moon system. The lowest I remember having read
>about was 60m/s
permission to aero or lithobrake asteroids on Earth.
Heh. Although you could go to one of the NEOs, set up a
Hmmm. Make each lawn dart 10 tonnes, you can deliver
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