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Unlike the movies though, Ion thrusters take years to build up speed
Sometimes things turn out a little differently than the movies.
http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/

That thing has one and they are using it for maneuvering so it must have some thrust on demand.
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I'm more interested in creating worm holes between two points. Instantaneous travel between two points please. Spin up those FTLs.
    
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One step closer to building a warp engine.
we still need dilithium crystals though
    
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I think you need to go retake intro to physics. All it takes is a slight nudge to push the asteroid off course. That, or you could just park a spacecraft next to it and tug it off course with their mutual gravity.

The mass of the Earth compared to an asteroid is quite different...
No, you need to take a course on inertia. Do you realize that asteroid is a hundred million times heavier than an astronaut?

Also explain to me why NASA is spending millions on methods to destroy an incoming asteroid, such as kinetic impactors (aka hurling massive objects at it), nuclear bombs, attaching rockets to it, gravity tractors (aka diverting its trajectory slowly thanks to massive objects), ion beams?
Edited by thiru - 5/7/11 at 10:04am
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No, you need to take a course on inertia. Do you realize that asteroid is a hundred million times heavier than an astronaut?

Also explain to me why NASA is spending millions on methods to destroy an incoming asteroid, such as kinetic impactors (aka hurling massive objects at it), nuclear bombs, attaching rockets to it, gravity tractors (aka diverting its trajectory slowly thanks to massive objects), ion beams?
One the surface of the planet it might... The object is in space though... Obviously NASA won't be sending up a human to push an asteroid but it could be done if tried.

NASA is NOT spending money on nuclear bombs, attaching rockets to it or using kinetic "impactors". The last thing you want to do is break it up into smaller pieces. This isn't the movies. We have no way of knowing where those objects will go once you blow it up.

One of the ideas is to park a large object next to it to slowly tug it off course with their mutual gravity as I already stated.
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If I fuse myself with antimatter, well then it wouldn't really matter.
    
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One the surface of the planet it might... The object is in space though... Obviously NASA won't be sending up a human to push an asteroid but it could be done if tried.

NASA is NOT spending money on nuclear bombs, attaching rockets to it or using kinetic "impactors". The last thing you want to do is break it up into smaller pieces. This isn't the movies. We have no way of knowing where those objects will go once you blow it up.

One of the ideas is to park a large object next to it to slowly tug it off course with their mutual gravity as I already stated.
What the hell? you think just because an object is in space it doesn't have mass and inertia? any object with mass has a natural tendency to resist efforts to move it, or change its movement, regardless of whether they're on a planet or not. This is called inertia.
Even on Earth you can observe this. Throw a dictionary and then throw a piece of paper horizontally at it while it's in the air. It won't budge, and that's only with a mass ratio of a hundred. Can you imagine a hundred million? It's not because of gravity because gravity is vertical and it's not friction or air resistance unless you let it fall too much (so do it at the apogee of its flight if you want).

Nuclear bombs blown far away enough and kinetic impactors would push the asteroid away, not blow it up. Attaching rockets would certainly not blow it up either, just use thrust to move it away.

The European Space Agency made a study on the very asteroid you're talking about, and they think a 1 ton spacecraft with enough kinetic energy would do. And it's part of a project to study the effects of kinetic impactors on 2 real asteroids (one of them being Apophis) that could be launched as early as 2013. Now why would they do all that research and consider building them if you can simply push it with your arms?
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If I fuse myself with antimatter, well then it wouldn't really matter.

this is the greatness.

plus after reading dan brown's "angels and demons" I feel this is going to draw into some insane conclusion involving religious protest and the like.
    
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