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Fraser
2010-Dec-07, 09:30 PM
With the life of the International Space Station extended to at least 2020, we don’t have to think about its demise for awhile. But actually, NASA and the international partners do have to think about and plan ahead for how this huge 400-ton structure in space will one day be deorbited and disposed of. Friend [...]

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Ronald Brak
2010-Dec-08, 12:15 AM
There must be 50 ways to dump a space station,
Remove the solar rack, Jack,
Let the orbit decay, Ray,
Just use a thruster, Buster,
And dump it in the sea.

KaiYeves
2010-Dec-08, 09:00 PM
Give it to me!

Swift
2010-Dec-08, 09:05 PM
Give it to me!
\parental mode\
Kai, we told you, you can only have a space station if you promise to feed it and take care of it and take it for its orbits around Earth. :naughty:


:razz:

KaiYeves
2010-Dec-09, 12:41 AM
\parental mode\
Kai, we told you, you can only have a space station if you promise to feed it and take care of it and take it for its orbits around Earth. :naughty:


:razz:
Sure, sure, and I'll clean up after it, too. Look how good I did with my beta fish!