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Do NASA Pics Prove Moon Landing Was Fake? [Pic+]

The proof keeps on adding up and good question: Why didn`t we do more on the moon? Where are the goddamn lunar colonies?

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Do NASA Pics Prove Moon Landing Was Fake? [Pic+]. The proof keeps on adding up and good question: Why didn`t we do more on the moon? Where are the goddamn lunar colonies?
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Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 10534 Posts
Thursday, March 15, 2012 8:15:02 PM
Hummm, a really quick look at Wiki suggests 1600w at the top but around 200w at sea level. Not sure if that's the same as what we`re talking about though.


No, it isn`t. That graph shows the different energy levels of different wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation from the sun.

The key word to look for is "insolation", but note what units you`re looking at. Some sources quote watts per hour per square meter (either peak, i.e. midday on midsummer`s day with a clear sky, or averaged over some period of time, usually a month), some sources quote watt-hours per square meter per day.

Cajun247
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 10116 Posts
Thursday, March 15, 2012 11:22:01 AM
Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR):



Yes near Earth as in one that isn't located in the asteroid belt and would take tremendous thrust to redirect towards Earth. So that`s very significant asterisk you have there.

Cajun247
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 10116 Posts
Thursday, March 15, 2012 10:50:34 AM
Proffessor D.J. Scheers & Apollo 9 Astronaut R.L Schweickart


Just found the paper, it's called "Mechanics of Moving Asteroids" one of the assumptions they made is that they would deflect a Near Earth Asteroid expected collide in 10 years.

MeGrendel
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 3640 Posts
Thursday, March 15, 2012 9:47:18 AM
Cajun247-"On top of which you're suggesting hitting a penny (or dust spore more likely) instead of a bowling ball from miles away."

Well, seeing as we`ve already landed craft on asteroids*, getting to one has proven possible.

*Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR): launched in 1996, landed on Asteroid 433 Eros 2/12/2001. Hayabusa: launched 2003, landed on asteroid Itokawa 2005,

Moving one is just a matter of physics. There have been several theorys, including:
-using a `tug` vehicle pulling the rock via a cable connected at the rotational pole,
-de-spinning a rock, attaching a thrusting engine situated so that it thrusts through the center of mass and is gimbled to control the rock`s orientation. (both of these were researched by Proffessor D.J. Scheers & Apollo 9 Astronaut R.L Schweickart in 2004 and found viable).

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 21918 Posts
Thursday, March 15, 2012 8:19:09 AM
By mistake or on purpose (I think it was a mistake) THIS thread was more fun that the origional would have been!

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