- Aug 17, 2005
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- Political Leaning
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akyron said:How do we get it down here?
I'm thinking that you could probably make some extra large space capsuls that would be able to return into the Earths atmosphere without being burned up on re-entry and land them into the oceans with parachutes and have oil barge sized ships pick them up, it may be slow to send them from there to here and here to there but with a minimal rocket burn in 0-G orbit it's possible the problem would lie in getting the cargo tugs out of our atmosphere cheaply first but once we got the solution for that it could almost certainly be totally automated so the time question would actually be a non issue, allthough I must admit, that this scenario wouldn't apply to the moon or Mars only to orbiting asteroids.