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keg in kc
07-04-2005, 04:26 AM
Shot from NASA of the NASATV broadcast...

keg in kc
07-04-2005, 04:27 AM
Here 'tis:

Rausch
07-04-2005, 04:28 AM
That the sat that hit the meteor/comet?

keg in kc
07-04-2005, 04:28 AM
Yeah. Happened 4 hours or so ago I think.

Rausch
07-04-2005, 04:29 AM
Yeah. Happened 4 hours or so ago I think.

So, considering NASA's track record we have like....9 hours to live?

keg in kc
07-04-2005, 04:30 AM
If we're lucky.

keg in kc
07-04-2005, 04:31 AM
'nother image:

(high resolution version here (http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA02121))

Rausch
07-04-2005, 04:35 AM
If we're lucky.

I love you man....

keg in kc
07-04-2005, 04:36 AM
I'm still not putting you in my will.

Saggysack
07-04-2005, 04:39 AM
I'm still not putting you in my will.

2 pixie sticks and a empty milk carton isnt' really the things you put in a will.

Rausch
07-04-2005, 04:39 AM
I'm still not putting you in my will.

Got a beer?...

4th and Long
07-04-2005, 04:42 AM
http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/121489main_pia02123-471.jpg

keg in kc
07-04-2005, 04:42 AM
2 pixie sticks and a empty milk carton isnt' really the things you put in a will.If I had that much shit, I'd consider myself a wealthy man.
Got a beer?...Not at the moment. The goddamn cupboard's bare. I think there's an almost dry bottle of bourbon in there somewhere. That's about it.

Rausch
07-04-2005, 04:51 AM
Not at the moment. The goddamn cupboard's bare. I think there's an almost dry bottle of bourbon in there somewhere. That's about it.

It's over between us...

keg in kc
07-04-2005, 04:55 AM
It's over between us...Give me a moment to mour-Okay, that's enough.

Wow, I think that hit me as hard as my ex-whore leaving.

Saggysack
07-04-2005, 05:11 AM
If I had that much shit, I'd consider myself a wealthy man.

Come by and get my trash. You could consider yourself a billionaire. There is atleast 2 empty milk cartons and about 20 or so used freezy pops.

Rausch
07-04-2005, 05:14 AM
Give me a moment to mour-Okay, that's enough.

Wow, I think that hit me as hard as my ex-whore leaving.

Gimme some credit, I do have standards.

(Okay, only one: I'd never bang a french chick...)

keg in kc
07-04-2005, 05:44 AM
(Okay, only one: I'd never bang a french chick...)I've met some french chicks that you'd break that rule for without thinking twice.

Saggysack
07-04-2005, 05:54 AM
Gimme some credit, I do have standards.

(Okay, only one: I'd never bang a french chick...)

It's all warm and pink on the inside.

Saggysack
07-04-2005, 05:54 AM
I've met some french chicks that you'd break that rule for without thinking twice.

Me too.

Rausch
07-04-2005, 05:58 AM
I've met some french chicks that you'd break that rule for without thinking twice.

Doubt it.

I mean, if somehow I didn't know she was frog I probably would, but that's like saying I wouldn't hump a girl with down syndrome on purpose...

Rausch
07-04-2005, 05:59 AM
It's all warm and pink on the inside.

French chicks (and guys, for that matter) are yellow...

4th and Long
07-04-2005, 04:44 PM
http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/121525main_its-approach-x4-516-300.jpg
Images from the the impactor targeting sensor aboard Deep Impact's impactor spacecraft were used to create this movie of impact with Tempel 1.
http://www.nasa.gov/mov/121530main_its_approach_x4.mov

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/121529main_MRI-impact-516-300.jpg
Images from the medium-resolution camera aboard Deep Impact's flyby spacecraft were used to create this movie of impact with Tempel 1.
http://www.nasa.gov/mov/121527main_MRI_impact.mov

Ari Chi3fs
07-04-2005, 04:47 PM
how close is this thing to Earth?

4th and Long
07-04-2005, 04:52 PM
how close is this thing to Earth?
80,000,000+ miles. The impact will have no effect on the comets trajectory.

whoman69
07-05-2005, 10:17 AM
So, considering NASA's track record we have like....9 hours to live?
Given NASA's recent track record, we're lucky it didn't hit Earth instead of the comet.

beavis
07-05-2005, 10:29 AM
My watch at cell phone just quit working. Everyone head for Boston!

beavis
07-05-2005, 10:44 AM
Link (http://apnews.myway.com/article/20050705/D8B578DG0.html)

Russian Astrologer Sues NASA Over Comet

Jul 5, 7:51 AM (ET)


(AP) In this photo released by NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory/University of Maryland, the Tempel 1 comet...
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MOSCOW (AP) - NASA's mission that sent a space probe smashing into a comet raised more than cosmic dust - it also brought a lawsuit from a Russian astrologer.

Marina Bai has sued the U.S. space agency, claiming the Deep Impact probe that punched a crater into the comet Tempel 1 late Sunday "ruins the natural balance of forces in the universe," the newspaper Izvestia reported Tuesday. A Moscow court has postponed hearings on the case until late July, the paper said.

The probe's comet crash sent up a cloud of debris that scientists hope to examine to learn how the solar system was formed.

Bai is seeking damages totaling 8.7 billion rubles ($300 million) - the approximate equivalent of the mission's cost - for her "moral sufferings," Izvestia said, citing her lawyer Alexander Molokhov. She earlier told the paper that the experiment would "deform her horoscope."

NASA representatives in Russia could not immediately be reached for comment.

Scientists say the crash did not significantly alter the comet's orbit around the sun and said the experiment does not pose any danger to Earth.

whoman69
07-05-2005, 11:43 AM
Link (http://apnews.myway.com/article/20050705/D8B578DG0.html)

Russian Astrologer Sues NASA Over Comet

Jul 5, 7:51 AM (ET)


(AP) In this photo released by NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory/University of Maryland, the Tempel 1 comet...
Full Image


MOSCOW (AP) - NASA's mission that sent a space probe smashing into a comet raised more than cosmic dust - it also brought a lawsuit from a Russian astrologer.

Marina Bai has sued the U.S. space agency, claiming the Deep Impact probe that punched a crater into the comet Tempel 1 late Sunday "ruins the natural balance of forces in the universe," the newspaper Izvestia reported Tuesday. A Moscow court has postponed hearings on the case until late July, the paper said.

The probe's comet crash sent up a cloud of debris that scientists hope to examine to learn how the solar system was formed.

Bai is seeking damages totaling 8.7 billion rubles ($300 million) - the approximate equivalent of the mission's cost - for her "moral sufferings," Izvestia said, citing her lawyer Alexander Molokhov. She earlier told the paper that the experiment would "deform her horoscope."

NASA representatives in Russia could not immediately be reached for comment.

Scientists say the crash did not significantly alter the comet's orbit around the sun and said the experiment does not pose any danger to Earth.
She's going to have a tough time proving that she personally suffered $300 million worth for her moral sufferings. The gravitational field of a comet is such a small figure in the spectrum of the solar system as to be nearly zero. Last I heard that comets were not used in horoscopes. Just another crazy wanting money for nothing.

jiveturkey
07-05-2005, 12:02 PM
My watch at cell phone just quit working. Everyone head for Boston!I think that we should first all gather in a large easy to spot group and then head for Boston. ROFL

Simplex3
07-05-2005, 12:18 PM
Who cares if some scientists can shoot a moving bullet with a bb from a mile away, I think Tom Cruise is breaking up with Katie Holmes!

beavis
07-05-2005, 12:27 PM
She's going to have a tough time proving that she personally suffered $300 million worth for her moral sufferings. The gravitational field of a comet is such a small figure in the spectrum of the solar system as to be nearly zero. Last I heard that comets were not used in horoscopes. Just another crazy wanting money for nothing.
I dunno, my mojo doesn't feel quite right today. I'm thinking I need to jump in on that lawsuit.

redhed
07-05-2005, 01:16 PM
This is really neat-o.
I've heard it described as hitting a bullet with another bullet, and having a third bullet take pics of the whole thing.
It's nice to know that there are tinfoil hat wearers in Russia, too.
Now then, what's this I hear about Tom Cruise and beard #3? Dish, baby. :rolleyes: :Lin:

Frazod
07-05-2005, 06:10 PM
This is pretty cool. It's also nice to know that they have a shot of hitting something like this if they NEED to.

jiveturkey
07-05-2005, 07:57 PM
This is pretty cool. It's also nice to know that they have a shot of hitting something like this if they NEED to.
I've heard a lot of people commenting on this aspect of the mission. We were able to land a space craft on an asteroid a couple of years ago so were two for two so far.
Proof (http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/missions/nearlanding_preview_010212.html)


I wonder what we'd use to blow up a comet or asteroid??? :hmmm:

beavis
07-05-2005, 09:05 PM
I wonder what we'd use to blow up a comet or asteroid??? :hmmm:
If I remember right, this explosion was the equivilent to 8 tons of TNT. I figured we'd have to nuke something to make a real dent in it.